Nigel Crawford
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Affectionately known as Mr C, I'm a fifty-something whose kids have flown the nest and I now spend my time working with Mrs C on our different projects. I've visited over 75 different countries and love travelling. I enjoy driving and sipping a cold beer when the time allows (not together, of course!).

Pampering at The Celtic Manor Resort

Mr and Mrs 50 Plus decided they needed a treat.  After nearly a year working on their doer-upper house it was time to attend to those calluses and pamper their weary bodies.  The Celtic Manor Resort has always been a…

Club Tropicana The Musical

Club Tropicana is a phrase that’s universally associated with the group Wham! Not having read any of the promotion material beforehand I really expected this to be a musical celebrating the works of Wham and I was quite looking forward…

Leave Your Business Website to the Experts

Starting and growing a business is exciting, but it’s also one hell of a challenge.  Virtually every business reaches a point where there don’t seem to be enough hours in a day.   Lots of the parts of running a new…

The Bedruthan Hotel

Bedruthan Hotel is an imposing, impressive building set in one of Cornwall’s most impressive locations.  Overlooking the magnificent beach at Mawgan Porth, it offers one of the best ‘wake-up’ views you could wish for. From the moment you walk through…

Investment Into EX Equipment Can Reduce Risk and Costs

The approach to risk in the offshore oil and gas industry has come a long way since I first started work there back in the 1980s.  I’m no longer working in that industry, but I’ve never lost interest in how…

Wanna Dance?

Don’t give up on this video clip.  Just keep watching!!  It’s only a short clip.  You’ll feel much better for it. We realise that we’ve been bogging you down in a whole heap of mundane over the last couple of…

The Beauty of Yorkshire by Rail
Those who know Yorkshire will know that there’s a significant railway heritage associated with both York and its namesake county.  We recently took a trip down memory lane to see what the area had to offer.  Our trip took in…
The Braun ActivScan™ 9 Blood Pressure Monitor

We’ve been pretty good when it comes to health monitoring. We’ve had a basic electronic blood pressure monitor called ‘Sphygmo’ for several years now.  We use him quite frequently to keep on top of things and to be able to…

A River Cruise in France With Great Rail Journeys

We all love a bit of an adventure, especially a travel adventure.  As regular readers will no-doubt be aware, we had our BIG adventure in 2017.  Last week, however, we had an adventure of a completely different kind.  We went…

Are You Planning For Retirement?

Have you got plenty of retirement plans? Are you seriously planning for retirement? Well here’s why it might be time to be a bit more selfish with your money! Many of us have plans for our retirement, whether it’s travelling…