Some strange synchronistic happenings

Years ago, when I initially ventured to New Zealand in the British autumn of 2001, I treasured the gift of time to read a number of inspirational books. One of these was 'The Celestine Prophesy'. I recall it talked about how people come into your life for a reason, and each one, if you're open … Continue reading Some strange synchronistic happenings

Further thought and research required regarding Goole!

Did you notice how nonchalantly I slipped in we'd be travelling all the way to Goole in the previous post? And that originally I'd mentioned visiting Sheffield in the same sentence as Lincoln - before Goole? No? Unsurprisingly Barry did! Geography has never been a strength of mine. Especially of the Inland Waterways. Being off … Continue reading Further thought and research required regarding Goole!

Willington to Shardlow with unexpected ice-breaking snowy boating

It's been a while since we've welcomed friends on board for an overnight stay - AND cruised the cut with them. Tim's no stranger to our boating adventures, having kept Barry company a few weeks ago from Alrewas to Whittington. He also accompanied him in 2009 when I was off galavanting to Barcelona for a … Continue reading Willington to Shardlow with unexpected ice-breaking snowy boating

Feeling the benefits of inserting a pause

I (mostly) love our life. The infinite variety, frequent uncertainty, and adventurousness we experience. Occasionally it becomes overwhelming. Especially the recent 14 weeks non-stop working portion! I'm confident 2018 promises to bring many gifts our way; I'm also anticipating a few challenges. Mum will be a cause for concern as her Alzheimer's continues to take … Continue reading Feeling the benefits of inserting a pause