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In a fit of madness, I decided to follow the Irish Times Get Running Programme, which promised if I completed all my “homework” I would be able to run for 30 minutes continuously at the end of eight weeks. And so now at the start of week 5 I have exchanged cold, windy and undulating roads […]
Last year as an extra special treat for my Birthday, my darling husband arranged for us to take the Eastern and Orient Express from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. The train does go all the way to Singapore but as were continuing our Asian adventure in Malaysia we got off in the capital. Here is some […]
On New Years Eve 1999 the Eiffel Tower played host to Paris’s Millennium Celebration. Flashing lights, four high-power searchlights and fireworks were installed on the tower and set off to herald the new millennium. If you have been to Paris overnight since then you are probably aware, the light show has become a nightly event. The […]
Some of you may know but we are about to embark on an adventure to North and South America in the upcoming months. I have spent a very short time in this region previously and therefore as ever, when we are preparing to explore a new region, it is very exciting time. For those […]