Visiting the Amalfi Coast was a long-held romantic dream of mine. I had wanted to spend my honeymoon on a beautiful clifftop hideaway, but we ended up in Vegas.  I know, go fgure.  So…

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  Summer is here, she says, as rain washes over the garden!   May was fab, but it’s ended as a wash up, so I hope anyone who has managed to get away for the…

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  Last weekend, to avoid the severe weather, Steve and I went to Iceland.  Oh, how we didn’t laugh as we butted against minus double-digit temperatures after leaving a snowy, but warmer Bristol behind.  …

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Sorry for the pause.  I don’t like surprises, so having a few mechanical problems with my blog this week has been a pain in the ___, but I’m back.   Talking of surprises, I love…

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I think I bought SP the Lonely Planet Guide to Australia, Christmas 2009, not long after we got married.  I had visited the country solo in 2005 and fell in love with the sun, people,…

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