2021 Brighton

1. Normal travelling service resumes – Exeter

Normal travelling service resumes in Exeter

Friday 4th September 2020 Initially, 2020 was scheduled to be the year we circumnavigated the northern hemisphere without flying but these plans had to be, first, adapted and then shelved completely in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Over the past several months therefore we have been the non-Travelling Herd apart from a few […]

2. To Fowey and then the Lost Gardens

To Fowey and then the Lost Gardens

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2020 On our way from Exeter to Fowey [pronounced to rhyme with “joy”] we stopped in Bodmin at a garden centre for an al fresco coffee with a dear friend, Angela: we refrained from using the words “old friend” but we used to visit her on our way down […]

3. The Eden Project – A return to Paradise

The Eden Project – A return to Paradise

Monday 7th September 2020 We had booked to go to the Eden Project in the afternoon to allow time for our daughter and her friend to make an early start and drive down to join us there. That morning we decided to take a scenic stroll before returning to the car and headed towards the […]

4. Tresco – edited highlights

Tresco 2020 – edited highlights

Tuesday 8th to Tuesday 15th September 2020 We decided to take advantage of the recently reinstated helicopter service for the last leg of the journey. The views from the helicopter are fantastic and it was such a pleasure to step out onto Tresco once again. Of course, Robert had to reacquaint himself with the New […]

2*. Tresco to Polperro

Tresco to Polperro

Tuesday 15th September 2020 On our last morning in Tresco we awoke to low-lying mist and poor visibility and the knowledge that our helicopter flight was likely to be delayed. The mist cleared on the Isles of Scilly by about eleven. However the mist lingered considerably longer on the mainland so four of us spent […]