Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #4/4

Tuesday, Day 11. Sometimes in this life something happens that is totally unexpected and you have to roll with the way the dice lands. Finding yourself out of your comfort zone is often as a result of such a moment as this.  Today I visited a Tea Leaf Trust Centre for professional development, in Udapussellawa,Continue reading “Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #4/4”

Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #2/4

Monday, Day 3 and we have been delivered to the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya where the scale and grandeur make you feel very small and young as this historic space dates back to 1821. At 32°c today even though I’d like to have some of these specimens in our garden, the humidity needed to keepContinue reading “Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #2/4”

Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #1

Back when the United Kingdom made multiple vehicle marques for home and worldwide export, a company called British Leyland, which allegedly used the parts bin to create different vehicles across many ranges, produced for a time a vehicular collection that now can only be found rotting in junkyards, or lauded in motor museums as throwbacksContinue reading “Daily Dribble…Sri Lanka #1”

On English Road Trips…

Being a connoisseur of the finest Full English Breakfast has always proved a heavy load to bear, as one is consumed with an overarching attempt to find the one that beats the previous holder of the title, at Every Given Opportunity. That said, a recent road trip to the UK with Charlotte was one ofContinue reading “On English Road Trips…”

Agadir, Part 2. Camels At Sunset…

Camel riding along the beach at sunset is a Moroccan experience that surprisingly surpassed all our expectations.  In my mind’s eye I’m imagining sandy North African deserts, Bedouin tents, lush, green watering hole oasis’ and warm, balmy evenings all set conveniently around a small campfire where, above us, the stars of the heavens twinkle inContinue reading “Agadir, Part 2. Camels At Sunset…”

“Nurse, The Screens…!”

I’ve had my stomach pumped out. I know that might come as a shock, but it’s true. I’m sure you are now assessing this information and drawing your own conclusions involving an overdose of alcohol consumption here in French France, or my having taken copious quantities of painkillers for my lower back, but fear not,Continue reading ““Nurse, The Screens…!””