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What is happening? The pound continues its capitulation and surrendering its value to the Dollar. The reason today is that too many of us in the UK were watching the World Cup and didn’t go shopping which kept inflation in check. This resulted in the rumours that interest rates weren’t going to raise until later in the year. Our Florida holiday in September is going … Continue reading >£££-$$$!!!

Kancamagus Highway New Hampshire

I keep meaning to add a paragraph about this short but un-missable road through some of the most forested hillsides in New Hampshire. Known locally as ‘The Kanc’ this single lane highway runs 34.5 miles on Route 112 in Northern New Hampshire between Conway and Lincoln. It has been designated a scenic byway for its beauty and history. The route cuts a path through the … Continue reading Kancamagus Highway New Hampshire

Tonight BBC 2 19.00-20.00 Great American Rail Journeys

By pure coincidence the TV show that inspired me to create New England Road Trip by Max and the Mount Washington Cog Railway is repeated tonight! Last night the repeat showed Michael Portillo walking past the very shops that I walked past two weeks ago. If it wasn’t for this programme I wouldn’t have visited Plymouth. So thank you BBC and Michael Portillo. Continue reading Tonight BBC 2 19.00-20.00 Great American Rail Journeys

New England – Portland Head Lighthouse

After failing miserably to get up close to a lighthouse north of Brunswick in the Ship City of Bath, the nearest was seeing the lighthouse across the bay at 5 Islands and back of the little Doubling Point lighthouse opposite the ship yards in Bath, I put all my efforts in heading south of Portland. I could of course taken a harbour cruise and seen … Continue reading New England – Portland Head Lighthouse

New England – Plymouth, where it all began almost 400 years ago

My road trip was nearing it’s final day and my flight wasn’t until 22.00 so I made the decision to tackle the Boston traffic head on. I set my trusty Tom Tom for Plymouth Rock from Seabrook a distance of about 80 miles. As I approached the half way line there was Boston in front of me and toll roads at almost every turn. I … Continue reading New England – Plymouth, where it all began almost 400 years ago