Never Give Up

I was driving  to soccer at the weekend with our youngest son and he and I had an interesting chat in the car.  Their team had been on a bit of a losing streak lately and he was becoming discouraged that they weren’t going to have another win.  Apart from the usual discussion about the … More Never Give Up

Buckingham Palace

Anyone visiting London for the first time is certain to list Buckingham Palace at the top of their sightseeing to-do-list. Photos by Esther Colavecchio In 2014, we were no different, despite us being there at a time of year when the State Rooms were NOT open to the public. We were keen to visit the … More Buckingham Palace

Sunday Session – One Lovely Blog Award

Good morning everyone! Happy Sunday morning . I have received the ‘One Lovely Blog Award’ by Bree from Thanks Bree! I am honoured to be nominated. I love reading Bree’s blog and will be looking forward to reading about their upcoming trip to France! This also gives me a chance to thank everyone who reads, likes … More Sunday Session – One Lovely Blog Award

Life in my phone!

Originally posted on My Medical Musings:
When I was working my husband always used to stir me about having my iPhone strapped to my ear almost 24/7. He wasn’t exaggerating either! The other night while I was sitting up in bed frantically tapping away on my smart phone, I paused for a moment and looked…

Monte Cassino

A hush descended upon the group as we alighted from the bus on a sunny, warm Italian summer’s day. The quiet immediately grabs you. The utter tranquility. You are enveloped by an overwhelming sense of sadness and reverent silence. Sorrowful echoes of the past are felt in the warm breezes that touch your cheek… As … More Monte Cassino