Richard and Liz Yorkshire trip p3

2013-06-07 Lucky with the weather again today, fine and sunny with temps into twenties. This morning I got on my bike for a short but VERY steep climb (25% in places!) to the top of the fell above Askrigg. Brakes on all the way back down. Succeeded in transferring some snaps to the iPad from…

Richard and Liz Yorkshire trip p2

2013-06-06 Yesterday left home at 07.10 and drove north , setting off in sunshine but becoming grey and overcast as the miles fell behind but the roads remained dry. We decided to take an alternative route to Walkington near Beverley in order to cross the Humber Bridge. A good decision because the traffic was much lighter…

Richard and Liz Yorkshire trip

2013-06-04  Packed and ready for tomorrow’s very early start on our car trip via the Humber Bridge to Yorkshire. Staying first night at Walkington B&B near Beverley to visit my cousin and then on northwestwards to the village of Askrigg in Swaledale. Spending a week there staying at an HPB apartment at Lodge Yard. Walking,…

Richard and Liz Downunder p22

2013-04-27. Sunny 25C. Used up our bus tickets, talking about packing. Going to Lou and Jill’s for BBQ lunch. This will be our last blog. We hope you have enjoyed our posts. Departing Sunday from Sydney, arriving UK  Monday. Anticipate getting home around lunch time. We’ve had a fantastic holiday seeing a lovely country with…

Richard and Liz Downunder p21

2013-04-26 Friday morning finds me at a different library to use the wi-fi link. The browser works fine but the email won’t behave! Tomorrow is booked for a BBQ with friends so today is our last free day before we pack for the journey back to the UK which commences on Sunday. Quiet day, by…

Richard and Liz Downunder p20

2013-04-25 Another beaut day. Met Jean, Barbara, Sue, Malcolm and Ken at Circular Quay and joined them for a ferry trip to Cockatoo Island where we had a picnic before exploring. Later went by water taxi to Malcolm and Barbara’s very swish apartment at the Balmain marina. Sipped G & T’s and champagne as the…