Real Neat Blog Award

Do you know what a TCK is?  You need to visit Expat Alien who has kindly nominated me for this award.  Expat Alien resonates with so many people who grew up abroad or raised their family away from home (or ‘passport country’ as its called in the blog).     Real Neat Blog Award Rules Display […]

Read More

Dublin explored – the splendour of its Georgian Streets

  It is the 18th century and Dublin is BOOMING!  The medieval city is being modernised and narrow winding streets are replaced with fine avenues.  The quays are redeveloped and the River Liffey is spanned with grand bridges.   Dublin is evolving into one of the great cities of Europe. The seat of government is here […]

Read More

Silent Sunday

(Far from the madding crowd…. somewhere in Namibia)

Read More

Sculpture Saturday

  This weekly challenge is hosted by Mind over Memory   This monument is dedicated to the women of the fishing community of Póvoa de Varzim in Northern Portugal.  It was created in 1997 by Jaime Azinheira.     An extract from Os Pescadores (1923) by Raul Brandão is engraved on the monument: dry on the […]

Read More

My Top 10 of Everything: Why Tanzania should be on your Bucket List!

So you’re looking out through your aeroplane window and there’s the white tip of Mount Kilimanjaro.   You touch down and experience the wonders of the Serengeti before heading to the white beaches of Zanzibar.  Can it get more exotic than this?   Welcome to Tanzania!   Located in East Africa,  just south of the equator,  this […]

Read More