We all make assumptions about the people we meet. It may be human nature. It’s easy to suppose that like every other animal, humans need to make some kind of decision about what kind of person someone might be when they meet someone new. Are they kind? Do they have the same politics? Have they […]
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
St Lucia is a small island, but despite it’s size, there’s plenty to do. The best way to see the island is by car. If you’re used to mountain roads, then hire a car from a local firm – four wheel drive is best. A few holiday lets come with a car, or the host […]
I bought a beautiful Bougainvillea for our house in London. Then I bought two more, and inexplicably, for a couple of years, they thrived.
It’s a long time since I’ve been to Wales and I’ve only been to Northern Ireland once, but as a reasonably regular visitor to Scotland and a resident of England, I feel it’s safe to say that none of these countries are tropical or even warm in the summer. But, just occasionally we have a […]
Shipping goods to the Caribbean is one of the most stressful things you will have to deal with if you have a long-term relationship with any of the islands. Whichever island you’re dealing with, there can only be one key piece of advice. Use a reputable agent. Finding a reputable agent however, doesn’t guarantee a […]
One day spent in the UK during the winter quickly explains the British obsession with the weather. Returning a few days ago to London from the UK, narrowly missing a few “good days”, the temperature at the start of Spring has dropped to winter levels. Despite the drizzle, memories of warm evenings, lying lazily on […]