Musings

The Fear Of Flying Rises Again!

The recent tragedy of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 has thrown my phobia of flying back into focus. What an absolutely horrific and terrifying event it was and my heart goes out to those souls on that plane and their families who now have to deal with the aftermath of the accident. My stomach turned when… Continue reading The Fear Of Flying Rises Again!

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Where did January go? A quick update!

Here we are delving into February and I don't really know where January has gone! It's been busy, busy, busy with work and life in general and hasn't left me much time, or energy, to focus on blogging. I feel as though I've dropped the ball a bit in that respect, I haven't had the… Continue reading Where did January go? A quick update!

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My 2018 Travels – A(nother) Review!

Well, it's almost the end of the year and it's that time when we all start reflecting on the year that has passed, the ups and downs, the achievements, the un-achievements (lets not call them failures!). You may also be inundated with review posts at the moment...so sorry to add to the pile, but here… Continue reading My 2018 Travels – A(nother) Review!

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Christmas: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

It's that time of year again and we are gearing up for Christmas! I always say to myself, this year I will super organised, this year I will not stress and actually enjoy the lead up to the big day.... of course this never happens!  I get stressed out, feel overwhelmed, feel like there is… Continue reading Christmas: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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Travel and Technology

I'm a self-confessed technophobe. I try, but I don't really understand technology and am impatient if it doesn't work. I never have the most up to date kit...in fact, I probably don't even have the kit in the first place! The old days! When I first went travelling, digital cameras were in their infancy, the… Continue reading Travel and Technology

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Join In The Fun! Join In The November 2018 Tea Party! 

The Little Mermaid is hosting another tea party… and this month’s theme is travel! Hop over there to join in the fun!

The Little Mermaid

What better way to suggest friendliness – and to create it – than with a cup of tea?” -J. Grayson Luttrell

Aloha, charming WordPressers!

I’m delighted to announce you that The Little Mermaid is hosting her fifth monthly tea party on her website. What? A tea party? On WordPress? When? How? For whom? Alright..alright…take it easy. I’m coming on to your questions.

Classically, a ‘tea party’ makes one think of superiorly elegant and elaborate affairs of the Victorian times. It also conjures up images of fluffy scones, flavoursome muffins, Devonshire Cream and dainty sandwiches served on fine silver or deluxe bone china. Still, the elemental part of a tea party remains the affable exchange of dialogue among the invitees. Almost indistinguishably, the tea party that I am organizing is an online social event hosted in honour of bloggers, that is US! Blogging is most enjoyable when it is done interactively…

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