WISH YOU WERE … NO! WAIT!….. WISH I WERE HERE!!!! #4

I retired from teaching in August 2016 ( almost 5 years! – can’t believe it!) and had set up a nice routine of heading off somewhere every June (which we could never do before) when Covid hit! The first of those trips was to Namibia in 2017…. So this day 4 years ago we got […]

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SIMPLE

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is SIMPLE Seating facilities, Middle Prong Trail, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, US.  Link to One Word Sunday at Debbie’s  here

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

I just can’t say enough about Jordan – it’s one of those dream destinations for anyone who enjoys travelling. It’s impossible not to fall in love with the place and it makes for a wonderful introduction to the Middle East. Everyone has passed through here so, as well as being littered with ancient cities and […]

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LIGHT

This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is LIGHT An unsavoury gathering one thinks – a single torch in all that blackness… suspicious indeed! We’re on the beach at Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve in Oman, observing the astonishing ritual of egg laying.    The turtle works through the night, burying her soft eggs in the […]

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My Top 10 of Everything: The Wonders of Sri Lanka

What’s your thing? – beach? wildlife? ancient civilization? jungle? mountain? natural wonders? hiking? photography? food? friendly people? UNESCO sites? This gem has experienced an incredible rise in tourism over the past decade or so – and with very good reason. Located in the Indian Ocean, barely 100 miles from the equator, the idyllic tropical island […]

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