Bitch Slapped by Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany

The monotonous, flat panorama buckled into a few low, forested hills as we drove across the Franconian wine country towards Bamberg. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bamberg came highly recommended. There were even a few nice villages en route, which contrasted sharply with Düllstadt, a town near our campsite, which lived up to its nameContinue reading “Bitch Slapped by Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany”

A Week in Provence – Verdon to Avignon: We Plan, The Gods Laugh…

Big Blue and Caravan Kismet were all packed up and ready to go by 9am, right on schedule. We had appointments in Avignon the following day. After our hair-raising drive in, the plan was to leave early and get the precipitous hairpins of the Gorges du Verdon out of the way before it got tooContinue reading “A Week in Provence – Verdon to Avignon: We Plan, The Gods Laugh…”

Lockdown Life – Who Stole My Morning Routine?

Prior to joining Mark on 4am starts, I loved to begin my working day in bed with a cup of tea and a book. It felt like a stolen moment; half an hour of ‘me’ time to collect myself before I had to face the daily scramble of dashing around the country to earn aContinue reading “Lockdown Life – Who Stole My Morning Routine?”