If I had more than five hours of sleep per night during last week, I’d count myself lucky.

What a week! Exhausting, experiential, exhilarating. From Monday right through to Saturday, it was a week of travel, conversations, presentations, new sights and sounds and discovery.

04102007822Shel and Michele Holtz came a-visiting last Monday morning. They stayed with us (well, they slept in the pub hotel across the road) and we played tourists for much of the week.

And what a week, as I mentioned. It resulted in an almost complete absence of blogging here although I managed to keep up twittering fairly well.

The great thing about having friends visiting – especially out-of-country friends – is that you take them places that you rarely go to yourself. When you do, you discover things you never knew.

More on that in a minute.