Laos had been on the hit list for quite a while. This time, we thought, this time. We had initially wanted to travel to the south, to see Wat Phou and the 4000 islands. But time was tight and no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t make the itinerary work for us. The… Continue reading To Visit Laos in March? The Burning Question!
I don't think it's any secret that I love the beach and the sun! I grew up in the Middle East, on a small island where the sea was usually visible whilst going about your normal routine and the sun shone... a lot! In fact, going to the beach was a part of our normal… Continue reading Finding My Happy Place
Oh my word, the weather gods are shining down on us! It's a bank holiday weekend here in the UK and it's looking like it's going to be a glorious one, hip hip hooray! The holidays and the weather rarely align so it's time to make the most of it! Whatever you are doing, wherever… Continue reading Sunshine At Last!
It seemed unlikely that I would ever get on a small plane... I had enough trouble getting on a big one!! I don't like flying and the thought of sitting on a tiny plane filled me with fear. But somehow my partner had persuaded me that it would be MUCH better to fly the forty-five… Continue reading Heading For The Skies…Reluctantly!
Swansea is situated just south of Newcastle, at the mouth of Lake Macquarie….which is a bloody big lake! We have stayed in Swansea numerous times now and whilst it’s fair to say that it is quite quiet, I’ve always enjoyed our time there. We rent a little cottage which has a lovely garden which… Continue reading Swansea…Australia, that is!
I visited Penzance in Cornwall, UK, with a friend for a gloriously fun and sunny weekend last year. It was such a brilliant weekend and we were totally blessed with weather. There is a lido there called the Jubliee Pool. It had fallen into disrepair but had been restored to its former glory and was… Continue reading Jubilee Pool, Penzance
I spent a lovely day in London at the weekend catching up with a friend. We ate good food, drank gin and tonic and she introduced me to the works of the prolific artist, Dale Chihuly, an American glass sculptor. I must admit I had never heard of him, but as soon as I glimpsed… Continue reading New Discoveries!
I was feeling a little apprehensive about the second part of our trip. We were going to Laos, a country that had been on the wish list for a while. I had done my research, but as always when we go to a new country I felt nervous. I didn’t know what to expect, I… Continue reading Elephant Conservation Centre, Laos
Whilst in Australia recently, I was in the back garden of the house we were staying at in Swansea. It was a lovely sunny day and as I glanced up to the sky I was taken aback to see a rainbow which stretched the entire way around the sun! What the...??!!! I was sure I… Continue reading A Sun Halo Shines Down On Me!
Blue sky, colourful frangipanis, warm weather - that's enough to make me smile! This photo was taken in Australia recently and now I am back in sunny (cough!) England, when I look at it, it brings back happy memories! Posted as part of the weekly photo challenge