Today I received a message from a Facebook friend, who said this... "I like to read every time your post comments in **** **** ****** group. You always encourage people to stay positive, you always respect other people". I was completely made up by this observation and the fact that my friend had taken the … Continue reading 8 lessons in life
So, I'm still playing catch-up on my travel blogs - Malta to finish, Marrakesh, Krakow & Helsinki to start but, if the truth be known, I've been suffering a bit health-wise. Nothing serious, just a stream of constant niggling issues which only exacerbate my mental health/bipolar problems. But, hey ho - I'm alive & addressing … Continue reading A slightly different blog
I am so behind on my blog, apologies! I've had a fair bit of studying to do, plus a few trips that I am slowly starting to write up - Malta, Marrakech and Krakow. So firstly here's.....Malta!!! I flew out to Malta, back in November and was met by wind, rain, thunder and lightning, apparently, … Continue reading Malta – the Island of Surprises. Arrival and my first couple of days exploring.
Every year most of us say 'Next year will be so much better' but I find this approach very counterproductive. Instead, I focus on the year I've just lived - appreciating any successes, making peace with myself over certain issues, acknowledging any mistakes I've made and how I can address them in the future. Ask … Continue reading Next Year Will Be So Much Better……
Zia is a place I had heard much about but on the insistence from both my local bus driver and conductor, I opted to jump on a connecting bus to the top and boy, am I glad I did, as the road was long, winding and very steep. Zia is very touristy, so it's advisable … Continue reading Kos days 5 & 6, my mammoth walks
The joy of travelling solo means you can pretty much do what you want to, when you want to and it also means that a trip tends to be geared up to exactly what you want it to be. My trips centre around walking - a passion of mine, sightseeing and finding unusual places to … Continue reading Day 3 – Plaka forest, the home of the wild peacocks and Day 4, Old Pyli Castle
Sadly back on Friday 21st July 2017 at 01:31hrs (22:31 GMT Thursday), a 6.7-magnitude quake hit 12km (seven miles) north-east of Kos, near the Turkish coast, with a depth of 10km. On Kos, around 115 people were injured, including tourists - 12 of them seriously and with the loss of two lives. Kos lies near a … Continue reading Kos town and the earthquake