Okay, that sounds dirtier than it did before I put pen to paper (or should that be key to screen? Fingers to keys? Doesn’t really have the same effect, does it?) Now, there are a lot of stressful things to sort and a lot of money to get together before we can travel the world, but not … More Our ‘Fuckit’ List
After what, weddings and travel aside, has been a fairly terrible year, we’re hoping to ring in the New Year in Edinburgh (our third visit this year!) for Hogmany. Our other plans include 5 nights in and around Iceland in February (brrrrr). A fortnight in Canada around Easter to visit our friend who moved out … More A New Plan?
Our visit to the Isle of May: Okay, so when I say ‘we’, I obviously mean Adam. I was left to team up with another tourist and use keys, coins, and whatever else we had to hand, to prise him from his self-imposed prison cell. There were a definite few minutes where, on either side of … More We got locked in a toilet… but did we finally see puffins?
“Kim” I grunted back. Verbally swatting away this wasp that was dragging me, kicking and screaming, from a fitful sleep. The best I’d enjoyed all trip. “Kim” Still hushed but more urgent now; I recognised it as Adam. “Huh?” I’d managed to form an almost word this time. Of which I was altogether too proud. … More A special treat in the Cairngorms
There seems to be something about being out of our comfort zones, that means we feel like we’re indestructible, untouchable, immortal. As can be seen in this photo: . . . . . . . . . Can’t see it? How about now? Now? The girl on the left was trying the scramble down the … More Why do new locations cause us to lose our shit?!
Dawdling away from Skye’s famous fairy pools, bitterly disapointed having been unable to wild swim due to being feasted upon by what seemed to be a convergance of the entire island’s midgey population, I turned to Adam. “When did holidays stop being about rest and relaxation and food and start being about going and doing … More When you became a traveller
No, I don’t have a problem. This phrase came to me when making notes for future blog posts the other day, and I was left wondering whether I’d made it up. Having looked into it, it turns out I haven’t: it’s an old British Idiom, meaning “to start to want to travel or do something … More I’m Getting Itchy Feet
Today’s blog update focusses on our weekend’s adventures ‘staycationing’ in Bristol and ‘Travelling within out Limitations’ … More Travelling within our Limitations.