The story of a girl who stayed at home in her twenties, and travelled in her thirties.
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I was so fortunate recently to visit Breckenridge, Colorado, a little town in the Colorado ski passage about 2 hours west of Denver. Some good friends recently moved there, so we decided to combine a week of canyon-seeing with a week’s snowboarding/skiing.Read more "Breckenridge – the little snow town in the mountains"
Agee years ago I took a Dive Safari – My bucket list said I would see orang-utans in the wild, so I decided to combine that with some diving. I went across to Indonesia with a cracking little company called Dive Safari Asia. Pulah Weh is a tiny island on the edge of the Indian […]Read more "Dive200 – #157 – Octopus flirting!"
I’ve now been incredibly fortunate enough to snowboard in both American and European resorts, and while I can’t say I’m now an expert in both, I did notice some distinct differences between the European slopes and their American counterparts.Read more "Snowboarding US versus Europe – the Snow-Off"
A recent morning’s walk around the park at the end of my road gave me some lovely photo opportunities. London is a surprisingly green city, for the massive international capital that it is.Read more "Morning walk around a London park"
It always amazes me how I got to almost 50 dives without ever seeing a single shark. Not even a hint of a fin in the blue distance. Nothing. Never. Even on the liveaboard the day everyone else saw the oceanic whitetip under the boat, my buddy and I were the only two who missed it. I was a bit miffed and frustrated to say the least. So pretty much the second thing that went on my bucket list after the Pyramids, was to see sharks.Read more "Dive200: #49 – Feeding Sharks"