It’s that time of year when people are rushing to book their August summer holidays, frowning over brochures and having heated discussions with friends about how many days to go for and whether it should be all-inclusive. People talk of the stress of it all, trying to find the best place at the best price, with a group of people that all get along on dates that everyone can do.Read More
It’s Photo Friday, but we’re looking ahead to the weekend! Sticking with our theme of Cities & Culture, but in complete contrast to last week’s image, we’re heading to the heart of South America…Read More
It’s just a few days to Christmas; the presents are wrapped, the preparations are almost done. It’s time to take a breath, calm the already fraying nerves and reflect on the year gone by. So I thought I’d take a moment to write a Christmas message to you.Read More
Yesterday you heard from the Starry-Eyed Writers; today it’s the turn of a few of the readers. Since you’re reading this, you’re also one of the gang, so add your comments below!Read More
The theme I’ve asked guest-bloggers to write about is a travel moment or experience when they felt starry-eyed, to capture the spirit of the site. So I thought I’d kick off proceedings with a starry-eyed moment of my own.
I went through to Fiona’s room, straighteners in hand, still hot. As she plugged them in and moved in front of the mirror, I sat on the bed and scrolled through her itunes, looking for some appropriate going-out music. I forget the exact song now, but knowing Fiona’s playlist, it was probably some 80s rock. David Bowie, maybe.Read More