Category Archives: Travel

3 WHEELS ON MY WAGON

Soon I will be saying farewell to my faithful supporter of the last 8 months. When I bought Renee Blue I said I’d be happy if she only managed to support me for 3-4 months and she has been faithful … Continue reading

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INDIAN REFLECTIONS

People have been asking me over the last few days & weeks how I feel to be “leaving “India. So I thought I would jot down my thoughts and feelings as I am winging my way westwards towards Heathrow London … Continue reading

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DRAGONFLY MEDICINE

Have you ever met a person whose energy is so light and colourful, and they seem to zip through life with ease and joy? They carry dragonfly medicine. There were myriads of these beautiful glistening dragonflies on the beach yesterday … Continue reading

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Tips on Spanish food, drink and classy eating.

As a Brit I recently revisited Spain after an absence of 24 years and I rediscovered the Spanish fare and must tell you I loved all I tried. In Valencia I tried the Fartons  – a regional creation. These are lovely … Continue reading

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Visitor Views on Valencia – lalalala,lalalala, lalalala, la la

There appears to be a passion here for skating in all forms it seems judging by the number of shops selling roller-blades, skates, scooters, etc. And there are a large amount of places set up for this energetic and healthy … Continue reading

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Spanish transport systems

Having recently travelled around in Spain I must say I was TOTALLY impressed by the fact that every town I visited seemed to have a super-efficient form of public transport and offers you savings with a local card. This is … Continue reading

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Surreal Happenings in Alicante

#1 I had checked into my Airbnb at 5.30 pm and had been met at the top of the stairs to the second floor by a charming man (Joachim) who took me into the apartment and showed me around. The … Continue reading

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Is Life Calmer in la Palma?

  What a really relaxed place I have discovered in the Canary Island of La Palma. From the time I stepped off the plane and was met by my dear & special German friend Susanne, to this time one week … Continue reading

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Healthy Living in Barcelona?

I am having so much fun and enjoyment simply from staying in Barcelona and I also am actually amazed at my language skills (basic thought they are in every language I speak – apart from English). On the bus from … Continue reading

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Caulkheads or Blockheads?

It invariably happens in threes! Continue reading

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In the end are we all let down?

Tonight I saw a re-run of an episode of “Sex and the City” As ever it had me laughing but then it really made me think how our lives and attitudes change as we grow older.  When I consider that … Continue reading

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Pickled Kaiser Chiefs perhaps?

Strange world we live in when alcohol is so cheap in a country where most states are “dry” and most Indians don’t drink. After all they are usually Hindu, Muslim or Catholic so not allowed of course! This is GOA, … Continue reading

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Customers Service and Bankers – a Match NOT made in Heaven

Are banks never happy to get your money? Judging by the sourpuss face on the local branch manager in Colva ICICI bank it would seem not today. I went into my local branch of ICICI last Saturday with a $100 … Continue reading

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Customer Service can make you smile warmly and give an orange glow..

I recently came back from Indonesia after spending two weeks training there and I was absolutely delighted to receive a letter from the hotel thanking me for choosing to stay with them. Although it was actually the company that had … Continue reading

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Time to restart and reboot my life perhaps?

So by 30th April I am in the second week of a really bad influenza style illness and it is hacking me off. I must admit, for a while I was actually rather scared, thinking I had dengue fever or … Continue reading

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What is this thing called customer service?

Does it really exist? It surely is not about customer satisfaction according to my recent observations. Now I can’t say for sure if this is a viral situation but I sure as hell do not experience the sort of customer … Continue reading

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It’s been a while since I was here… and then again I have been here a while now

Oh lordy, how the time pass  – and before you know it another year of life on earth is almost over. I mean of my life that is! Planning ahead is not something I tend to do anymore, going with the … Continue reading

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Twenty Years on and still going strong

On 3rd December this year Karma Royal Group celebrated 20 years of business and I was there to see the boss describe his journey to this day. It started with an instant love affair of the owner for a small … Continue reading

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Realigning the flow of energy.

Nothing written for a while now but this is a state I have chosen as I am concentrating on reenergising myself and tuning my chakras and meridians for the next phase of  my life. Now that the finer weather has arrived … Continue reading

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Settling Matters

Settle is a word with many connotations and I decided to explore them because it is interesting to note that although we often “settle” matters, we may not always be “settled” in ourselves. Now if you take the word settle, … Continue reading

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