‘Slipping the lines – one last cruise before the season ends.’

Hello again and welcome to the 17th blog in The Olivia Rose Diaries on August 29th 2020. We are on the move again! We have decided that we will re-trace our steps from last year and cruise around the Moselle/Saar loop, passing through Germany, Luxembourg and then back into France. At the beginning of theContinue reading “‘Slipping the lines – one last cruise before the season ends.’”

The un-invited guest at the party

Welcome to the 16th blog of The Olivia Rose Diaries on July 30th 2020. We are still out on the road, in our campervan-come-tender-to Olivia, touring in the south western corner of France. We’ve never been people who like crowds. Long before this new Covid-world, we avoided the cities, the festival circuits, museums and crowdedContinue reading “The un-invited guest at the party”

Almost – but not quite – on the water

Welcome to the 12th blog in the Olivia Rose Diaries. We’re still in Basse Ham! We had hoped to leave mid-week but the weather turned against us, with a series of thunderstorms, torrential rain and very strong winds. We’re under no pressure to leave, and had no desire to battle our way through that sortContinue reading “Almost – but not quite – on the water”

Freedom beckons – just a few more days to go.

Thursday 28th May was another of those BIG DAYS, the day when the French government were due to release details of the next stage of de-confinement. It hardly seems possible that the last of these ‘big days’ was just under three weeks ago. Time flies and we so quickly forget things. The announcement wasn’t dueContinue reading “Freedom beckons – just a few more days to go.”

So much information, so many different opinions

Welcome to blog number ten in The Olivia Rose Diaries on May 22nd 2020. In our modern world there are few questions now to which we cannot obtain an answer. It may not be an unbiased answer, it may not even be true. With such an overload of information at our fingertips it is becomingContinue reading “So much information, so many different opinions”