Travels in the UK – Part 2

Ambleside and the entire Lakes District was just stunning. I cannot articulate how delightful it was. And how different to where we'd already been. We managed a quick dip in the lake where my husband enjoyed the fact I wrapped my arms around his neck so he could float around and enjoy a cuddle, while I didn't have to touch the slimy rocks beneath. Win win. We enjoyed a picnic on the side of the lake with the hot evening sun, and then two canadian geese came to share in our picnic.

Travels in the UK – Part 1

For five years we've planned it - three months in Europe. I've yearned to travel since I was a little girl but finances made it impossible. On my 40th birthday I had my first overseas holiday - a week in Thailand with friends. Since then I've managed three more trips plus a very luxurious cruise. So this adventure is number six and it's a big one. Big because we can (money put aside from an inheritance) and big because we may never do it again.

Me Too

Eurydice Dixon was raped and murdered last week. I confess, prior to hearing the news, I had never heard of the fledgling comic - despite her fabulous and memorable name. She was just 22 years old when the violent and fatal act was perpetrated in the wee hours of the morning in a Melbourne park. It [...]

Week Seven

Forty three days down. Nine to go. I am ready - but glad to have these last nine days to consolidate what I've learned, set up support at home, invent a new life for myself, and gain the confidence to know it's not only possible for me to recover - or even probable - but I have to believe I will recover.