Escape to the seaside – Warnemünde

It was a moment last summer, when the calendar clicked over to 20 months since our last trip to the sea, that we finally snapped. We had stood on the Baltic shore in the December before the pandemic struck, and for more than fifteen years before that we had managed to make it north at… Continue reading Escape to the seaside – Warnemünde

The Caledonian Sleeper

There is something special about night trains. At Euston station, the main ticket hall was thronged with frustrated people. Signal problems and other delays north of London had caused chaos for the evening travellers, most of whom were just trying to get home, and the mood was a mix of anger and resignation. Down on… Continue reading The Caledonian Sleeper