One Step Closer To A Lifelong Dream

A coach called Rachel Turner once asked us in a workshop way back “if this was your last day on earth, what three things would you spend your time doing?”.   I regularly play this game with friends during long al fresco Sunday lunches. Mostly my friends include reading as one of their three things. The other two are usually about a good meal and then something about family/friends/loved ones. Sometimes people combine those last two into a good meal with with family/friends/loved ones, usually so they can squeeze in a final shag.  Sorry, I know that’s a bit indelicate, but […]

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Caribbean Christmas 29: These I Have Loved

Getting up every morning to sunshine, the sheer reliability of it. My swimfloat in our private pool, reading and sunning while keeping cool. Fantastic lobster, croissants, crayfish, barbecued and grilled meat from Argentina and Venezuela the like of which we never see in UK supermarkets. Cheap petrol. An automatic car again – hooray. Lots of sleep, opportunities to snooze and do nothing. My new laptop. Films and books and lots of time to enjoy them and lots more time besides to just look at the views of waving palm trees and water. Friendship and laughter, home-baked brownies and cookies. French food and […]

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