As might be expected, after 10 months in the Caribbean, Castaway and the Handsome Dutchman have returned to Europe for the festive season. We left sunshine, cocktails and our barbecue behind. We found our down-filled winter coats at the back of the wardrobe and realised that we had left all our hats, scarves and gloves in Aberdeen so we would have to travel without them and retrieve them on arrival. Certainly, they have been needed while we are here. Continue reading “Return to the Frozen North”
For those heading towards a deep and dark winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it may sound somewhat odd to hear … Continue reading A Wee Dram-a
Of the many challenges involved in upping sticks and moving to a new country, one of the more fraught is finding the right people to take care of hair and beauty. Continue reading Find the Way from Shimmering Shores to Desert Poppy
The Handsome Dutchman and I are coming to realise that we are food lovers or foodies, as they are popularly … Continue reading Food, Glorious Food
After a week in London, the Handsome Dutchman and I both headed for our respective homelands to catch up with … Continue reading Vicarious Chair Pleasure
A true castaway is thrown off her ship, is shipwrecked or arrives on a crash-landed plane. This castaway won’t come … Continue reading Used Car, Anyone?