Albania had given me slow food, and slow lifestyles. Now I also had slow driving! Continue reading Albania, Day 3 – The Road of Death and Lord Byron’s footsteps.
Landing in Oslo airport was a world apart from the Gatwick experience in more ways than one. Continue reading Carbon footprint guilt? Go to Oslo.
Google the term and prepare to be bombarded with pages of predictable marketing, for gifts, flowers and dining packages. But not everyone rushes to the paypoint. Spare a thought for those NOT honouring their Mothers this weekend. Continue reading Mothering, for a day or a lifetime?
It may have been a wet weekend in February, but with a little research I was able to enjoy the warmth of Roman hospitality. Continue reading Alternative Rome; a city of dead poets, stray cats and glass owls.
The simple rules of the Hindu beliefs and way of life echo our Christian commandments, and their worship of animals and the power of Mother Nature resonate with my own personal lifestyle. I felt at home in many ways, Continue reading India, My India
long hours, twelve hour shifts are nationally expected, yet they always appear unjaded, impeccably turned out and serve the guests unobtrusively and unhurriedly, with manners and style you would rarely, if ever, encounter in the UK. Continue reading India Day 6 : People, wonderful people
It took an unexpected prize holiday in India to give me the shove I needed to take the proverbial plunge. A week of travel blogging left me with the sense, and encouragement of friends, that I should not park my keyboard. So here I am with 30 days of blogging catalogued! Continue reading Five Highs and Lows of Going Freelance: 30 Days Blogging Review
Last night, I was fortunate to catch a glimpse of the April full moon before it disappeared magically, up into a dim bank of dusky cloud and I sensed the turn of the earth and the changing seasons as so many will have done before me. Continue reading Can the Pink Moon change your life?
Nomads were once pastoral people, travelling slowly with families and herds of animals. Today’s Global Nomads are a very different tribe, usually opting to move singly or in pairs and preferring to be highly mobile Continue reading Nomads – Challenging the Norm
Many people on the waters take their pets along with them, but these have generally been raised from young to respect the water and the captain’s rules. How would my tiny companions adapt, I wondered, and was it fair to expect them to? Continue reading Pets afloat