Being sociable

Don’t get me wrong, I have amazing friends … I’m pretty sure I’ve introduced some of them to you as co-adventurers in my 2016 challenges, and life-saviours when the trials and tribulations of separation/ divorce/ single-parenting have ambushed me. Nevertheless, I’m totally up for meeting new, like-minded people and believe that what I call the … More Being sociable

Morocco adventure – Part 4 Tangier and Marrakesh

We left Chefchaouen by minibus at 10 am on Sunday for the 3 hour journey to Tangier. Amazing landscapes of rugged, rocky mountains punctuated by big dams and reservoirs, eventually gave way to more and more cultivated and manicured land. After a brief supermarket stop, we enjoyed a picnic lunch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with … More Morocco adventure – Part 4 Tangier and Marrakesh

Walking the walk

Brave. 50 shades of it, apparently. Up for challenges. Strong, confident, adventurous. Feel the fear, and do it anyway… All of these descriptions have been attributed to little old me since 2014 threw me the curveball of my husband leaving, and 2016 saw this blog start up as a document of all the ways in … More Walking the walk

Stick or twist?

I have a strong memory from childhood of being taught that ‘giving up’ was a bad thing to do. The message I received was that once I committed to something, I should see it through… whether I liked it or not. It was ‘character building’ to stick at it (apparently) and conversely, showed an undesirable … More Stick or twist?