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My top 10 travel highlights of 2016

What a year 2016 has been globally.  My top 10 highlights may well sound frivolous and privileged in a year when the world has been full of sadness, unrest and nasty surprises.  But they made us…

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Yachting adventures in the Canaries

Mr P did some vital yachting holiday research for us in October… Too kind!  I was manic with work and made a passing comment suggesting he go away with his best buddy somewhere nice and leave…

sailing

Sailing my greatest adventure

Adventure lasts a lifetime? I certainly hope so. My greatest adventure has many more years to go and many new places to visit and friends to make – it’s sailing! Life is full of…

inspiration

Truth in quotes & pictures – the sea

Anyone that has dipped into my corner of the world wide web can’t have failed to have noticed I am slightly obsessed by the sea, it’s my happy place!  It appears I am…

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Flashback Friday 41: Solent Sailing

This is the final flashback friday –  Penelope and Parker after 2 years (well actually it is 2 years and 5 days since I registered on WordPress, a little longer since I started…

inspiration

Travel Linkup – favourite things

The Sound of Music is my all-time favourite film, still – as I reach my mid-thirties!!  Imagine my delight when  Kelly, Emma and Rebecca and their lovely co-host Frankie, The Mischievous Mayfairy, announced this month’s travel link-up was about our…

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October with Penelope and Parker

And so we say hello to November… I’m really not sure how that happened – Christmas doesn’t feel that long ago!  October was another month spent at home – I have enjoyed being…

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Penelope and Parker in August

August – another month that went by in a blur, in fact 2015 has a bit of a theme to it it seems! As is customary, here’s my best bits! August with Penelope…

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Sailing fun and frolics – Cowes Week and the Rolex Fastnet Race

This summer I have seized a different opportunity to travel and reminded myself always to find time for the things that make me happy. I hadn’t expected to have had the chance to…