Musings on the move

17 years ago

It’s been 17 years since I was woken up and told it’s time, it was happening, my mum was dying. We knew it was close – I’d fallen asleep the night before hugging mum and was gently woken up in the early hours, almost peeled from her side and led to my sister’s old bedroom to get some rest. After months of nursing mum from home we were almost zombies. And the wonderful Macmillan nurses came to help overnight, one of us needed to stay up with them to assist, and the others were encouraged to get some sort of

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Sunrise at Stockholm Arlanda airport

Flying back into lockdown London

So today for the first time I’m voluntarily flying back into lock down, and maybe not for the last time either! It’s a weird feeling to have this sensation of freedom in one location and to voluntarily enter another where all those same liberties don’t exist. When things shut around you there is no choice, but I’m choosing to fly into a place with more restrictions than I’ve just left, it feels weird. But 2020 is a weird one right. To be honest if I didn’t have a work engagement I probably would not make the trip back to the

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Glass of Champagne on balcony at Hotel Triglav at sunset overlooking Lake Bled

Hotel Triglav Lake Bled Slovenia

This is a great spot to soak up the majesty of Lake Bled in Slovenia.

It’s a cute, traditional hotel full of character, the service is excellent and the location couldn’t be more perfect, perched high above the lake with spectacular lake and mountain views and just a 5 minute walk down to the lake, 10 minutes to the nearest shop.

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Focus on Granada

All About Granada

Granada

I first visited Granada back in 2006, it was one of the first stops on a backpacking trip, we stayed in a hostel by Gran Via. We didn’t fall in love with it instantly, as probably were a bit nervous of security given our first back packing experience. We went for a big dinner in a Moroccan restaurant in the Islamic quarter, and then went for a few drinks. Big mistake. With every drink, we were given a plate of tapas. We were confused, we

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