Today, I’m thankful for my life. For the fact that I’m here. Living. Breathing. Experiencing. Loving. Working. Last week, someone I knew eighteen years ago, died. It hit me surprisingly hard. He was a good man and a very dear friend to me. More like a surrogate father really. We drifted apart and, now he’s gone, there will never be the chance to connect again. … Continue reading Daily Gratitude
Goa. The little state in West India, famed for the long stretches of beaches, sweeping palms, full moon raves and the oldy woldy Portuguese charm. For me, personally, though, it means so much more than that. I’ve been visiting Goa for 20 years and I love, love, love the place! Here’s what makes me go crazy nuts with excitement every time I have a visit … Continue reading Eight Things I Love About Goa!
A lovely day out in London with Rune. Last August, 2017, Rune and I had a lovely day trip to London. I had been meaning to visit The Shard for quite some time but I only ever had interest from Rune. India wasn’t keen so Rune and I decided to make a day of it. We visited many places but here … Continue reading The View From The Shard!
Goa Rescue Stories Part One When my children were younger, I think probably the twins were around seven years old and Hope nine, Peter and I used to take them down to Colva beach just before sunset for a bit of a play. Colva had a small, pretty unremarkable, play park which the UK health and safety department would’ve had a field day with. Just over … Continue reading A Boy Named Brumm
Hope comes to visit! Usually, of a weekend, my granddaughter, Demi-Mae, comes to stay. My daughter, Hope, usually stays at home and has a bit of a break. She’s a lone parent and a young parent too. She’ll turn 20 years old this year. I appreciate how important it is to have ‘me time’, especially as a lone parent. Been there, done it! There was … Continue reading Weekend Family Time