My 2021 wanderings in hindsight – (not too bad to be honest!)

It’s all relative of course isn’t it, but putting wanderings and 2021 in the same headline or sentence is an achievement in itself! Needless to say, these wanderings didn’t take me very far from home – and there was certainly no SKIPPING or JUMPING!! For the first half of the year I ….. well….. I […]

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2020 Reviewed – YES! We DID Travel!!

For a piece that started out as a non-event, I’m finding a surprising amount to write about! I’m amazed at what I can produce from the year that was….. It began, as many another, toasting in the New Year and wondering where the following months would take us. Summer 2020 would work around weddings – […]

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2019 – Hopping and Jumping (but no Skipping this year!!)

I’ve forgotten any bad bits already – I look back at 2019 as primarily a year of celebration.  We had births,  weddings,  lots of retirements and LOTS of significant birthdays!  And it was mainly the birthdays that kept us on the move -traveling for 50th’s,  60th’s and 80th’s from Dublin to London (twice) to mainland […]

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Our Hops, Skips and Jumps in 2018

Several hops,  one skip and two jumps – not too bad!  We had some great trips this year and I struck Monet’s garden from my wish list so happy enough with that!   Boston – our first trip of the year – and it was a cold one!! Read all about it: Boston   Morocco – […]

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♫♪♫ Oh Christmas Tree…♬♪♪

      I am the proud owner of what has to be the tackiest Christmas tree on the planet!   I’ve been bringing home decorations for years – some are the real deal but there has been a lot of improvising!   There’s almost always something to be found that can be adapted –  key rings […]

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