The Archives – A little piece of history

A long time ago, we visited our friends Jim and Marie in Vineland, New Jersey, and while we were there we visited Jim’s local fire station where he was a volunteer fire fighter.  One sunny day, we witnessed the Cumberland Country Fire Parade – a spectacular sight for any lover of fire engines!   For those who remember the parade, enjoy the moment.

World Traveller – The Archives

Hi – Well, 2019 is well upon us and I haven’t posted anything yet on the blog – which of course is a blogger “no,no” but sometimes you have to be patient, don’t you?  Over Christmas and into the new year I have managed to finish rescuing old video footage from holidays years gone past, and now I’m into the difficult job of editing it all back together.  Of course, the footage is in old 4:3 format, but surprisingly in good condition considering it is over 20 years old in some instances.

I’ll be publishing some of these memories under their own brand – World Traveller Archives.

Here’s a taste of what’s coming in the archives – this is our first trip to New York.  It is ironic that at the time, there were two uninteresting skyscrapers in the background in many shots, while we focused our attention on the popular sights of the empire state building and the Statue of Liberty.  If only we had known the infamy that was in store for those twin towers…

TUI or not TUI, that is the question…

Dotting the ‘i’s and crossing the ‘t’s is inference to someone paying very close attention to the smallest of details.  The irony cannot be overstated in our latest sojourn to Ibiza in the less than capable hands of TUI, who we affectionately remember as Thomsons from years gone past… Continue reading “TUI or not TUI, that is the question…”