Category Archives: travel

Painting the skies

I’ve realised that many of my favourite places have beaches facing west, and are perfect for sunsets. Holidays to Vancouver, Croatia, Oban and Fionnphort have been particularly memorable for some amazing sunsets. On my current trip in Scotland, even with … Continue reading

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Seeing what’s real

Being a tourist is a weird experience. I enjoyed my recent trip to Italy with my mum very much, but it kind of felt like we went to Venice-land. Venice is so tourist oriented that it is too expensive for … Continue reading

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Staying near Iona

Although I enjoyed the experience of staying in the Abbey with the Iona Community a few years back, generally I have preferred to stay on the nearby island of Mull instead. I found the full on programme just a bit … Continue reading

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Spinning me round

I’ve got so many different ideas whirling round for this blog so apologies to anyone who gets dizzy but that will be quite in keeping with my theme. I haven’t blogged in ages because there’s been a lot going on. … Continue reading

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Rocking in colour

If I said that Bath was yellow, Chester was red and Edinburgh was grey, would you think I was speaking in some sort of code or referring to rugby shirt colours or something similar? Or perhaps you have visited the … Continue reading

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Treating women right

Perhaps unexpectedly, one of the repeated themes of my recent trip to Bolivia was the treatment of women. The friend I was visiting is involved in a range of family work including a pre-school and women’s groups and some of those … Continue reading

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Doing the maracujá

Sometimes you taste something and you just want more of it… While it’s difficult to know where to start talking about my recent holiday in Scotland, one part I definitely brought home with me (along with some Iona books, a … Continue reading

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