Another circle of the sun is complete. We’re heading back up the other side again. Climbing towards the beginning, middle and onwards into the year. Set out goals, our destinations, our first move forwards. 365 chances to do something new. … Continue reading 365
Today we are ready to get away from the hustle of the city and so are off on an adventure. We’re in search of a beach so we decide to head to Shek O. Shek O can be reach via … Continue reading Shek O Beach
“Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,—Ding-dong, bell.” William Shakespeare – The Tempest Continue reading Waterfalls
We’re off to one of my favorite places, The Natural History Museum! This time we are going to see the new Venom exhibition. First of all, book tickets, the queue is something else entirely. The size of it would strike … Continue reading Venom
“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” Maud Hart Lovelace Continue reading Sunshine!
Next stop on our Northern Portugal adventure. We pick up a hire car and head off into the countryside in search of quiet, views and more wine! We head out of Porto and choose to avoid tolls for cost saving … Continue reading Elf Down the Douro
Mersea Island is a large estuary island in Essex, close to Colchester. You can grab a train to Colchester or the easiest option is to head out in a car. It’s about an hour and half in the car and … Continue reading Mersea Island
Inspired by the rowers from Cambridge and Oxford that we had the pleasure to see on the weekend, here is a little bit of that dedication and reward echoed here. “And so in time the rowboat and I became one … Continue reading Elf in a rowboat