February 2014

Ideas and Activities

Lacock in the sun!

What a difference a little sun makes to how we feel!  Especially after all the wet and grey weather we have had in this part of the world in recent weeks! One sunny afternoon, earlier this week, my daughter made full use of her Christmas present, National Trust membership, to visit Lacock.  In particular, the Abbey, and to wander around the grounds where many spring flowers are now in bloom. She and her boyfriend had great fun walking around the grounds, even playing on a rope swing they found!  They... Read More


Commemorating World War One

I had a customer call the other day who wished to commemorate the first world war, by cycling the route of the front from Pfetterhouse to Nieuport.  He was looking into purchasing the 1:25 000 scale Bleue Series French IGN maps, until I pointed out that it would take at least 40-50 maps to cover the route, more possibly depending on which line of the front he followed.  However, he might have preferred to view the new IGN map Grande Guerre 1914-1918 which shows in detail the various front lines... Read More

Ideas and Activities

I Will Walk 500 Miles

It will be good to follow your journey on the Camino de Santiago, we sell maps for this route every year, but do not hear from the people undertaking the journey!