Tag: Travel

  • Jerusalem itinerary

    We had a meeting today to go over the itinerary for the trip to Jerusalem in a couple of weeks. There’s a lot of stuff crammed in there, but all worth doing and we also have some excellent guides with us. So, what are we up to? Here it is: Thursday-Friday: Travel – and somewhat […]

  • A day in Leuven

    Yesterday (Wednesday), I was visiting the university town of Leuven to grab some books from Peeter’s bookshop. I also took the opportunity to have a wander round the historic place and see some of the sights. It was, in many respects, not unlike many of the other historic towns or cities in Belgium and has […]

  • More tourist stuff

    Having got bored with Brussels (kidding!), we decided to take a daytrip¬† to Bruge (or Brugge, depending on your preferred language). Photo album here. It’s a very busy touristy place but it is still a very beautiful old town. many of the buildings date back to the early 17th century. The photo on the left […]

  • First contact

    It’s amazing how succinct a teenager’s texts can be when there are far more interesting things to concentrate on. In response to my text, “How was the flight? How is Nairobi?” the following reply was given: “It’s cl! Small” Pretty much sums up a laid back attitude I suppose. Barring one other, equally brief, text […]

  • Bags packed, ready to go.

    Not me, but both daughters. Only problem is that they have to be at Glasgow airport before 4am tomorrow, so it’s a case of grabbing a few hours rest and heading off very early and putting up with the inevitable overnight roadworks. And where are they off to? Malawi, via Amsterdam and Nairobi, for a […]