All in place to start Lichfield Calendar Club

It's been an interesting few weeks, doing all we can to get the best location for our Lichfield Calendar Club store. ¬†Yesterday we heard everything's been signed, and 34-36 Market Street is ours to run until January 2019. It's a in splendid position. Right next door to the Samuel Johnson Museum, near Greggs, and steps … Continue reading All in place to start Lichfield Calendar Club

Three Fabulous Festivals of 2018

The Home Brew Boat first began trading at canal-related festivals in Droitwich April 2014. Over the following three years the cruising plan was primarily based around planned events from April through to October. This year we decided to make considerable changes. We felt our floating lives were becoming 'same old', and we were at risk … Continue reading Three Fabulous Festivals of 2018

Another Teutenberg and much more

I'm on a mission to get the blog up to date this week, which may entail skipping a few adventures, and squeezing others into two posts. Do forgive me. You see on Thursday 11th October we'll be starting our 2018 Calendar Club season. Thankfully we received confirmation last Friday that we have a shop to … Continue reading Another Teutenberg and much more

Summer visitors part 4d Bletchley Park and farewell to Ray

The final ticking off for Ray's list of places to see in UK was a trip to Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes. Rather naively, I said I'd drive there and wait for them in the car park. There were a number of reasons for this. A/ I had to get the car back to Bromsgrove … Continue reading Summer visitors part 4d Bletchley Park and farewell to Ray

My first birthday without a mum in the world

I've wanted to write this tribute for many months. Unashamedly there follows a rather extensive post, one of the longest I've ever published. I suspect few people will reach the end of it. However, it's important for me to share these stories, for our library of memories. Who knows, there may just be a snippet … Continue reading My first birthday without a mum in the world

Seasonal Operators wanted urgently for Calendar Club UK

Regular readers will be aware that for the last two years, Barry and I have had the privilege of working for Calendar Club UK. We're very much hoping to be doing the same thing this year, returning to Lichfield selling a wide range of calendars, diaries, annuals, and mugs. At the time of publishing, we're … Continue reading Seasonal Operators wanted urgently for Calendar Club UK