Jersey | The Jersey War Tunnels

The Jersey War Tunnels were built by slave labour during the German occupation of the Channel Islands in the Second World War.  Originally built as fortifications for Hitler's plan to turn the Islands into an 'impregnable fortress', orders came in 1943 to turn the tunnels into an underground hospital (at this point in the war, … Continue reading Jersey | The Jersey War Tunnels

Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey's capital of St. Helier is a short bus ride from St. Brelade's Bay.  We visited on a Sunday and were both astonished and delighted to find that most shops, cafés and restaurants were closed. We were able to explore at our own pace and drift along side streets and hidden alleyways without fighting hordes of … Continue reading Jersey | St. Helier

Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

During the recent half-term, we nipped on a plane and flew for a mere 35 minutes to the beautiful island of Jersey.Far enough away to feel like 'abroad' and familiar enough to feel British.  We stayed in the gorgeous St. Brelade's Bay and our hotel over looked the beach.  The beach is apparently in the … Continue reading Jersey | St Brelade’s Bay

Month in Numbers | May 2018

Did May turn out to be marvellous?  Let's see how the numbers panned out: 9 scrapbook pages made … with more at the planning stage. 16 pieces of Happy Mail sent … lots of birthdays in May. Fifty: the age I appear to have reached.  I don't have a problem reaching my half-century, but wasn't … Continue reading Month in Numbers | May 2018