New Year, New Website

New Year, New Website

I’m really excited about the launch of my new website.  I contacted Lemonade Design a few months back about making some improvements to it and we have been working on it since then… When I decided I needed something different it was mainly because I didn’t think...
2018 Round Up…

2018 Round Up…

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a good time to extend Happy New Year greetings from Paul, Stella and I…. and also to reflect on the year that we’ve had.  I’m sure I’ve forgot some things that are really important but hopefully you’ll forgive me for that and enjoy...
Having two homes – 20 years on…

Having two homes – 20 years on…

On Christmas Day this year, it will be 20 years since I arrived in the UK.  I have been thinking about why I came, why I stayed and the journey along the way.    I’m not sure I can claim that I had a long term plan but looking back now there are a few key events...
Pre-Christmas weekend away in Keswick, Cumbria

Pre-Christmas weekend away in Keswick, Cumbria

After a planned camping weekend in October was washed out, we decided to book another weekend away this side of the New Year. Keswick became the obvious choice for somewhere to go when the weather might not be so nice – it has excellent amenities and equally...