Off to UK to visit Tom, Lara and Cooper 💂‍♂️
  • Day27

    Back to Oz

    August 15, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 21 °C

    After a lovely visit to Windsor Castle we headed to our airport hotel - i mastered constructing a train track for Cooper in the kids play area! Nearly as good as Tom. Was so hard to say goodbye to Lara and Cooper - but looking forward to getting home on my 33rd Wedding Anniversary ❤️Flowers on arrival from MHRead more

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  • Day27

    Windsor Castle

    August 15, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    Although a wet and slow trip from Exeter, Lara got us to Windsor Castle. It is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home of 39 monarchs. Today The Queen spends most of her private weekends at the Castle. It was amazing to visit.Read more

  • Day25

    Pecorama, Beer UK

    August 13, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Classic model train enthusiasts heaven!! We took Cooper for the first time - Tom had visited as a child. Pecorama stands above the village of Beer, high on the hillside overlooking the sea. The 9 acre site includes the manufacturing production of the world famous PECO products, the team behind Railway Modeller and Continental Modeller magazines, as well as the Beer Heights Light Railway.Read more

  • Day25

    House of Marbles - Bovey Tracey

    August 13, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ 🌧 17 °C

    Went to this interesting old pottery works that is now a coffee shop and tourist centre. There was a beautiful glassworks, an interesting museum - lots of quirky games including and and amazing marble run - and interesting loo!! Lara and I enjoyed a casual lunch.Read more

  • Day23

    Hennock Devon

    August 11, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Went to the Hennock Country Fayre - Vintage Rally Horse and Dog Show in Devon - truly out in the beautiful countryside! A real old fashion show!! Cooper rode a horse and looked at his favorite ‘tractors’ - Tom’s sister Hannah and her horse won 3rd prize in the horse show - we then drove through a part of Dartmoor National Park and enjoyed a lovely lunch and afternoon with Liz and Rick.Read more

  • Day22

    Dartmoor National Park to Newton Abbot

    August 10, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    Tom took us for a drive through a very small part through the moors - i could see from the spectacular countryside how it is popular for trekking/walking - we drove through the little village were Tom grew up as a child and visited his Dad Terry - enjoying a bbqRead more

  • Day22

    Exeter Devon

    August 10, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    Over past week or so enjoyed many adventures including a steam train trip to Dartmouth - visiting the beautiful Exeter Cathedral - made a victoria sponge at Exeter Cooking School - but my real joy comes from spending time with FamilyRead more