Monthly Archives: November 2015

Beyond Route 66: Coast to Coast driving USA

Leaving Route 66 behind at St Louis (two days off the official end in Chicago) we still had a significant chunk of the USA to cross to get to the east coast. Like about a third of the country. Easy. … Continue reading

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Route 66: Why drive 2100 miles across USA and not even get to the other coast?

Why do a road trip? Given I started off this trip after researching the character for my next book who is into sustainable everything and ethical living, a walk (our usual form of filling in our spare time eg the … Continue reading

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Route 66: Saddle Me a Horse!

It would be true to say that we didn’t plan this trip (west to east Route 66) as well as some might. My father for instance; accommodation, drive instructions and time for the tourist sights a year in advance. Us? … Continue reading

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Route 66: A Crash Course in Being American

Having lived in New York for seven months anyone who knows me or knows my husband Graeme, or read his The Rosie Effect which is set there, will not be surprised that I like the USA. Maybe not everything about … Continue reading

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