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My Surfing Phase

“You are never too old to try new things” I told myself as I straddled a surf board like a beached whale, waves of salty water bashing into my face, salt water stinging my eyes and my thighs getting sore … Continue reading

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Lucky sailor

Here I am, a lucky lady on another adventure! I am 6 weeks into this particular adventure, and have so much to tell! I will start by writing a general blog outlining my travels, then write further with specifics, I … Continue reading

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Making Luck Happen

As I make my posts on Facebook, I frequently get comments saying things like “You are so lucky” or, “I’m so jealous”, and “I wish I could do that”, and it is something I have given alot of thought to. … Continue reading

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Becoming a dRiving instructor in Bali

(Photos to be added soon when I get some wifi!) Before I left the UK I said many goodbyes. One day, I met with a group of midwives from a birth unit I used to manage in Birmingham. We were … Continue reading

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Battons, Buckets and Bowlines – sailing with the experts…….

So it is that I ended up on a boat with Roderick and John, my sailing companions for nearly two weeks.  I am so grateful to them both for welcoming me into their home and sharing their holiday with me. … Continue reading

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Rub a Dub Dub, Two Old men and a Harlot in a Tub….

Well, Ive given up trying to look for the jacuzzi, dishwasher and microwave on this non-luxury yacht, as I feel so content with the company of Roderick and John, my sailing companions.  They say they are happy to have me … Continue reading

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Jumping ship!

Its common in life for things not to go to plan…..the first 3 and half weeks of my Caribbean adventure consisted in preparing a boat to get into the sea, one sail, then awaiting a boat part and staying anchored … Continue reading

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Underwater world of Grenada

  Grenada really is a piece of paradise.  Two thirds of my luggage allowance was used by bringing my dive equipment with me for this sailing trip – I like to explore the countryside, the coastline as well as the … Continue reading

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The Island of Spice – Grenada

Grenada is so beautiful, a rich fertile island with waterfalls and crater lakes and warm welcoming people.   Its known as the “Isle of Spice” and nutmeg is their main crop, but everything grows here – coconuts, cocoa, cinnamon, cloves, … Continue reading

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Time for a new adventure!

After many months of thought, contemplation and breath holding, I decided to leave Australia and make my way back to the UK.  This has not been an easy decision as I loved living there, the people as warm as the … Continue reading

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