Our FABest FABfest so far

"So what else happens in Middlewich during the year?" I asked a customer last weekend. "Not a lot", was the amused response. I'm not sure I believe them. The town has always had a friendly and welcoming feel, whenever we've visited. This was our fourth Folk and Boat (that's where the FAB comes from in … Continue reading Our FABest FABfest so far

Making the most of Middlewich FAB Festival

There's something magical about the Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival that impels us to return each year. Having not booked for 2016 as we'd planned to be on the Leeds Liverpool Canal, we were relieved to sneak in on a late cancellation. After another long journey, this time from Liverpool, we arrived late afternoon on … Continue reading Making the most of Middlewich FAB Festival

It’s all go on board Areandare – a huge catch-up!

I'm frequently in awe of those prolific bloggers who manage to write, edit and publish a post a day - at the moment even a post a week feels out of reach. Apologies readers, there's so much going on in our lives, that blogging's slipped down the list of priorities. Dad went into a residential … Continue reading It’s all go on board Areandare – a huge catch-up!

A few delights from Stoke-on-Trent

After almost five weeks of constant care and comfort, dad seems to have made a good recovery from his strokes. Despite that, he's still the magnificent age of 94, and is frequently confused and befuddled. He continues to be a falls risk too, and it's unlikely he'll improve significantly more than he has. They have … Continue reading A few delights from Stoke-on-Trent