Having taken the train from Colchester to Alresford, I then assisted a lady with her pram, to alight. That would be my final good deed of the day, but it was enough to start my day with a sense of being “the good Samaritan”, rather than the “rugged intrepid explorer”. Explorer, was a slight exaggeration […]
#324 Mersea island adventure – “Mersea island is a pleasant location for a meal out, or brief visit”.
Typically up to one hour either side of high tide, you can cross over the Strood. within this, it gets covered by the Colne and Blackwater estuaries. I rode my bike to the Strood, having planned to reach it at low tide. When passing onto the island, there was one split in the road, directing […]
#323 Osea Island adventure – “Finding it is an adventure in itself, for a fun and free trip out”.
Despite a sudden abundance of free time, the usual lack of friends in the same situation was occurring. Fortunately, there was an exception booked in the diary. October 5th. An otherwise uneventful Wednesday. A first peer into Santa’s grotto for the year at a local garden Centre which preceded café chat focused on work, Christmas, […]