My Favourite Place: Where Is Yours?

When I returned to Porquerolles in 2015 as an adult I was nervous. Would it live up to my childhood memories? Back then, dad and I would hire bikes to cycle around the island’s sand tracks. We were boisterous; racing each other to the next beach, splashing around in the clear waters and watching the…

My Four Seasons Around The World

As I sit here in flip-flops reading about snowfall in the UK, I can’t help but feel whimsical. While we Brits love to share photos of our adventures in sunnier climes, at home, we’re also blessed with four distinct seasons.  The bright yellow of daffodils come early spring, the long summer evenings of barbecue season…

A Little More About Me

Once, when I was younger, I wrote a school essay on free will versus determinism. I won’t bore you with the detail but the basic concept is this: None of us ever make a truly free choice. It proposes the theory that all our life decisions are in fact a result of our experiences thus…

What’s In A Name?

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” ~ William Shakespeare One of my favourite things about being a blogger is how much I learn on the job. Three years ago widgets, tags and SEO weren’t in my vocabulary. Today, I still struggle with them, but at the very least I know what…