Thanksgiving fever has got me thinking. As an long-term expat living on the other side of the world to her family, friendship comes to mean something slightly different doesn’t it, or does it? friend  (frnd)… View Post

With a hiss, a roar and the thumping double bass, the silly season has begun! Rejoice! Buy painkillers, eat well and don’t get caught taking photos of door knockers…!  

My heart was broken this week by a weathered, whiskery old Sailor. His name was Simon, and served gallantly aboard the HMS Amethyst at times under heavy fire in turbulent seas during World War II.… View Post