I love a bridge. I have no engineering knowledge just a fleeting interest in how something is made but bridges please me so very much. Sometimes with iconic bridges, if you don’t manage your expectations then they can disappoint. The Ponte di Rialto in Venice was a good example of this. Incidentally, it was designed … More So many amazing bridges – I can’t get over it!
Two years ago this week I left a good, if rather dull career in finance to start a new life in the South of France. I was a bit younger than Peter Mayle so I didn’t see myself with John Thaw and a pig searching for truffles. Also, I am much more of a cynical … More I want to be wild, beautiful and free, just like the sea
I blogged for six months, I took a break for six months, I’m starting over. I’m quite a private person so I do find it difficult to share details about myself but I want to square up to this challenge so am giving it another go. In the last six months I have had been … More Starting over – time to reboot the blog
Beautiful drone footage of Venice Beach- filmed by the talented Robert McIntosh.
On my first solo trip, not in Europe, I stayed here for for the first couple of nights. Waking up on that first morning, after my first long haul flight in over twenty five years, it felt like a huge achievement and remembering it still makes me smile.