Slowing Down: Time To Be Peaceful

After nearly two months in limbo, I decided this week to take control of my life back and stop waiting.   This has brought forth a tempestuous week, both for me and others around me.   A week to remember though often we might want to forget it, in parts.   At least for a while. And in the midst of all that sturm und drang I was lent a movie called Peaceful Warrior based on the best-selling book Way Of The Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman. It’s a reminder of that concept which I find annoying in variants from quite annoying to very annoying, […]

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Caribbean Christmas 19-25: Seriously Chilled

Where did it go, that last week? I honestly meant to blog every day but a whole week just got away from me! I have no excuses now except to say I am getting seriously chilled after more than three weeks off work and without the usual Xmas hurdles to negotiate, thanks to being in the sun.   The less you do, it seems, the less you can do. Life has settled into a daily routine here. Is that an accident or do I choose routine?   Up early-ish with the dawn, sit quietly for a bit and catch up with overnight emails. Thankfully […]

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Caribbean Christmas 12: That Cappuccino Moment

Happy Kingdom Day!   It’s a bank holiday today in Paradise, but how can we tell?   It’s been a holiday for us every day since we arrived on 3rd December. We went on an early-ish croissant run to TBSITW, only to hit the Simpson Bay bridge opening at 9.30.   This is a wonderful way to while away a few moments in the traffic if you are close enough to see the yachts sail through and today we were. All manner of craft take the opportunity to come through into the enclosed and safe harbour and nestle up alongside the super yachts.   One Trident today […]

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