As January 2nd dawned I reviewed my plans for the day, which, in addition to adding to my new year step total, featured book shops, The Beatles and Agatha Christie! My first point of call was Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street - it has some good reviews and a great reputation for travel books. … Continue reading 45,000 New Year Steps -Part 2
As the New Year descended upon us, I decided to spend a couple of days being a tourist in London, not so much to hit the sales, but to try and see some things that would be new to me, and hopefully capture some interesting photographs. In doing so, I resolved to walk as much … Continue reading 45,000 New Year Steps – Part 1
This photo depicts probably the most dominant aspect of 2017 for me, as I spent the vast majority of the year working in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - I have been part of a fantastic team that planned and launched a new low cost airline for Saudi Arabia, called flyadeal. I started on the project in … Continue reading 2017 and all that …
It's been 3 weeks since we got back from our wonderful break, so what better time to go through the photos, and relive those precious days, wishing we were back there. In addition to our trip to Lake Como, we had some other great highlights, culminating with the transition into my next decade. In this … Continue reading Where did that holiday go?
We've just returned from a wonderful 2 week Italian holiday, based at our home in Gabiano, and to make it extra special, the break spanned both of our birthdays - my milestone was to come later in the stay, but Melanie's birthday came during our first week. I wanted to do something memorable to mark … Continue reading A Lake Como Birthday
As I stood and watched the mists slowly rising this morning, I wondered what view was more beautiful that this - Hal Borland We are back at our Italian home, in Gabiano and enjoying some wonderful October weather. The surrounding hills however are shrouded in an almost constant mist, and whilst I was initially disappointed … Continue reading Morning Mist