Category Archives: Days Out

An occasional series of blogs about all manner of days out, including restaurant reviews

Mozart Dinner Concert

We were spending a few days in Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, and after taking a morning trip out to Oberndorf bei Salzburg, the home of Silent Night, which you can read about here, we decided to see if we … Continue reading

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Oberndorf bei Salzburg

We had travelled over to Salzburg for a few days to get ourselves into the Christmas spirit with their Christkindl Markt, and decided to extend that theme with a trip to Oberndorf bei Salzburg, the birthplace of the carol Stille … Continue reading

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Kefalonia : Sami and the Melissani Cave

We wanted to go to see Sami and the Melissani Cave without taking a set walk from a guidebook and this turned out to be fun, interesting and surprising.  It was possible because we had the hire car, and we … Continue reading

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St Albans Giant Monopoly 2013

St Albans Giant Monopoly is an annual event, and as I had the children (and their dog) this weekend I thought it would be a good way to keep them out in the open air after my training session with … Continue reading

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Spambot’s Secret Birthday Curry

Once upon a time there was a Spambot who spammed his blogs about music, fitness training, hiking and inspirational days out all over the interwebz (but not the evil interwebz, obviously) and they were loved by all, even if the … Continue reading

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The Hand And Flowers, Marlow revisited

We enjoyed our last time at the Hand And Flowers so much (and you can read about that here) that we decided to come back for a birthday eve meal for me.  There were no spaces available at the early … Continue reading

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Le Croisic : Chapelle du Crucifix

The Hertfordshire Chamber Ensemble performed a special concert for young people on Friday 26 July 2013 at the Chapelle du Crucifix in Le Croisic, and I thought it would be useful to write a blog about the Chapelle itself. Building … Continue reading

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Le Croisic : Espace Escargots

Just outside of the port area of Le Croisic is the Ocearium du Croisic, the local aquarium, and if you carry on past that then at the end of the next turning on your left you will find the Espace … Continue reading

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Le Croisic : Ocearium du Croisic

Just outside of the port area of Le Croisic is the Ocearium du Croisic, the local aquarium, and we had decided to visit it on the morning of our free day while over in Le Croisic with the Hertfordshire Chamber … Continue reading

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Le Croisic – Eglise de Notre Dame de Pitie

This blog is intended to be a guide to the Church of Notre Dame de Pitie in Le Croisic, where the Hertfordshire Chamber Ensemble played an evening concert on Tuesday 23 July 2013.  You can read more about that concert … Continue reading

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