Happy New Year Everyone! I love the festive period. In the past month I’ve over indulged in food, wine, giving presents, receiving presents and I’m very thankful to be in a position to be able to do so. I’ve loved all of it however, there’s something really satisfying about stopping all the excesses and starting afresh on the first of January. Although statistically most New … Continue reading New Year…New Hopes, New Motivation!
When you start a book expecting to enjoy it and it just doesn’t capture your imagination, it’s a bibliophile’s dilemma. Do you finish it? With the exception of set books we’re obliged to read for study or work, I think we all tend to start books we think we’ll enjoy. What happens when you really don’t like the book at all? When the thought of … Continue reading A bibliophile’s dilemma
I’m so lucky to have spent a wonderful summer cruising around the Greek Islands. I’m also lucky to have had plenty of time to work away at my ‘to be read’ collection on my kindle. For me, there’s nothing better than a glorious day sailing coupled with a perfect book. If you’d like to know more about what I’ve been reading you can see everything … Continue reading Reading heaven
I’d been suffering with a blocked ear and ringing before we even left Rome to sail to Greece. It started the day before we left, so on the day of our departure I went to the marina office and asked for the details of a doctor that could help me. I went and to my surprise realised I’d been sent to a gynaecologist! He did … Continue reading Ear ache and nationality troubles in Italian A&E