More in hope than expectation

With the recently-revealed UK plan to move out of lockdown, my mind turns to travel planning. I've become quite accustomed to having travel plans dashed over the last year, so any remaining trips in the calendar for 2021 are...conceptual, at best. We decided to book a long weekend in Mallorca, to see the in-laws. It's… Continue reading More in hope than expectation

A return to the skies!

Last Friday, I went on my first flight for over four months. For the vast majority of people on this planet, a four month gap in travel may not even raise an eye brow, but for me it was beyond strange.I've already explained how so many of my planned trips had to be cancelled, including… Continue reading A return to the skies!

What a difference a year makes…

This time last year - before the great lockdown of 2020 - I was luxuriating in the Mediterranean sun. My iPad’s photos app reminded me of the stark contrast with today’s situation first thing this morning. TheFrankFlyer and I were in Mallorca, visiting his parents. We had the most incredibly time, owing largely to the… Continue reading What a difference a year makes…