There isn't much hesitation when my husband asks what I'd like to do for the February half-term.
"A city break!"
?" he suggests. " Lisbon ?" Dubrovnik
Slight hesitation at the temptation of warmth, then quick resolve. "
We arrange to stay with good friends a stone's throw from our rented-out house. It's an opportunity to see a few more friends, catch a bit of culture and pound those pavements I'd longed to leave.
A trip to the ever-popular
in the middle of half-term isn't my brightest idea, and the buses and tube are still the buses and tube, but a change is as good as a rest, as they say. And I'm beginning to appreciate a side-effect of living so far away... Natural History Museum
So long as we can persuade people to trek up north, or put us up down south, we get the added bonus of long wine-filled evenings when the kids are asleep, and breakfast in pyjamas with mates. Anyone fancy a visit?