I love a beach holiday. I’m quite happy sitting on the beach with a book and a cocktail and doing not very much of anything. This kind of holiday is about rest and relaxation, it doesn’t demand anything of you. Even so, a week of doing nothing can get old quick, and when you’re somewhere… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 3: doing the tourist thing
For the past couple of months, I’ve been writing monthly roundups, having stolen the idea from Gordon and Siobhan. So far, I like the idea. It’s a bit like a status report and I do love any opportunity to monitor… well… anything, really. So, without any further ado, here’s my May round up: Financial status: Not bad, given… Continue reading May roundup
As usual, this month I’ve been going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. This month I’ve tried: 1. Visiting Croatia! We spent a week on… Continue reading New things I tried in May
There are several ferries per day between Dubrovnik and Lopud Island, but the last one leaves at 8 pm. Since we didn’t want to spend absolutely every day ferrying back and forth between the mainland and the island, and since we didn’t want to eat dinner super early, we got plenty of chances to try… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 2: Food highlights on Lopud Island
Back in 2015, I was midway through planning a holiday to Croatia, when a lot of fuss with Scottish Power finally got resolved and we found ourselves with a bit of a windfall. As a result, we decided to visit Curacao in the Carribean instead. However, I really did want to go to Croatia one… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 1: arrival at Lopud and The Lafodia
I’m off on a week long holiday! Sorry that the blog will go quiet until I get back but P has threatened to disown me if I take my laptop which, I suppose, is fair enough. So I’ll just be forced to enjoy sitting on the beach, drinking cocktails and being a tourist. Cheers!… Continue reading Holiday!
This year I’m very excited by a couple of major weddings of wonderful people. The most excellent Rhys and Louise will be tying the knot in July, as will one of P’s sisters and her partner. I believe one of P’s cousins is also getting married later in the year. So I’m going to need… Continue reading Hen do at Loch Lomond