So I have now been on the good ship Britannia for a week. Arriving in Barbados I was transferred to my hotel by the Port Authority, sharing with a Phillipino lady called Joy who was joining as a housekeeper. After eating dinner I managed to navigate my way to the shop down the road where…… Continue reading Britannia – My First Week Onboard
I have written before about how families can be complex in The Ties That Bind Us, but over the course of the last few days things have happened that have made me feel compelled to write about it again. Family, to me, is not simply about blood. Don’t get me wrong, my mother and I…… Continue reading Family
I am a little late with writing this one and my intention was to post this on, or as close to, New years day. However, due to a very busy couple of weeks I am only getting the chance to put my thoughts down on paper now. I have never been a massive believer in…… Continue reading New Year, New Me?
I have always loved Christmas; Not just the day itself but the whole run up to it. I love the sights, the smells, the whole experience. I love hearing the first Christmas song playing in the stores (usually way to early in September!), the decorations, the lights, the food. I love trying to find the…… Continue reading Christmas Day 2017
There will be a few occasions in your life where great change will happen and you have to reflect on what you have done and how you can continue. Over the course of the last two months things have happened that have made me question not only what I am doing with my life,…… Continue reading Upon Reflection… 27.11.17
Ahhh Autumn, we meet again. The one thing we can always count on is that time will continue to move forward and the Seasons will always change. Of all the Seasons, Autumn is my favourite. The way the world suddenly starts to change and create these beautiful colours all around us; Red, burgandy, yellow and…… Continue reading Why I Love Autumn
You can sense the storm in the very core of your being before you ever set eyes upon it. There is a shift; the atmosphere changes and the air becomes electrified and charged. The hairs on your arms and the back of your next stand up. Then finally the sky changes.