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Monthly Meanderings: July

July was about being thoroughly British and enjoying life in the village. And cows, but I will come back to them! Oh, and rain – it just didn’t seem to stop! Let me…

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Monthly meaderings: June

June. Was. Busy. And excellent! At sea Each year there is an all women yachting regatta. Fabulous fun as it’s rare to have more than one girl on a yacht crew! Having the…

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Monthly meanderings: May

Better late than never, the timing of this says something about just how busy work has been keeping me!.. Manic May seems an apt description! May started in a snowstorm in Tallinn… And ended…

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Monthly meanderings: April 

April is normally known for showers and the divine smell of petrichor. There wasn’t much of either this year.  Pretty much wall to wall sunshine. Chilly at times (and there was indeed hail…

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My monthly meanderings in March

Birthday month is easily the best month of the year. Not just because of birthday, but March also welcomes the start of spring. The evenings get lighter, British summertime arrives and it really…

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My Monthly Meanderings in February

February will always be better than January, and this year was no exception (thank goodness). A month that includes the following is good… …A luxury staycation at the Chewton Glen…. It’s where my obsession…

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My monthly meanderings in January

As usual January vanished in a blur, a good thing. Working in Luxembourg, inappropriately dressed for snow… Working even harder on one of my Christmas presents – a ‘paper-fold-your-own’ Taj Mahal… Touring Mr P’s…

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10 comedy travel moments 2016

Last year I enjoyed writing about the comedy and less than perfect travel moments of the year.  There’s always a few and they tend to be carefully curated out of the blog, or mentioned…

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December fun and frolics

December, what a marvellous month.  Our big discovery was the benefit of storing up annual leave until the last month of the year.  Then trying to use it up! I did 5 days of work, had…