A Postcard From Marseille

We had to get away. There was only so long we could bear living in our squalid new house. However excited we were at finally moving to Gloucestershire and living on the canal, our new home was undeniably squalid. Moving-in day last August was all sorts of emotional. We unlocked the front door to our … Continue reading A Postcard From Marseille

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A Postcard From Lindos, Rhodes

My holidays are often quite adventurous: cycling through the German countryside, hiking across British mountains, bobbing down the Zambezi in a barrel, play-wrestling polar bears on Svalbard - that sort of thing. But this year, Jim and I decided to plump for something a little more conventional, a lot more lazy.  A few weeks ago … Continue reading A Postcard From Lindos, Rhodes

A Postcard From Poland

I got bemused looks when I told people I was going to Poland. "On business?" "No, on holiday." "Oh."  (Bemused look). See what I mean? But the unease I felt at this reaction evaporated on arrival.  I loved Poland.  OK, so the weather helped.  All warm, spring sun and clear, blue skies lighting up what … Continue reading A Postcard From Poland