Breathless & Purple

Listen – I don’t read pulp romances, there’s not a single Mills & Boon or Harlequin Romance to be found in my house. But obviously, somewhere in my deepest darkest, most ignored and reviled corner of my heart there lies a pen with proclivities to purple prose. There’s nothing I can do about it. Really,Continue reading “Breathless & Purple”

A Public Inconvenience

No matter how prepared you think you are or how seasoned a traveller you might be – there are times you will be caught out. We were collected from the ship at 7.00, setting off for 2 whirlwind days in Saint Petersburg, Paris of the Baltic, Jewel of the Neva… First stop – the PeterhofContinue reading “A Public Inconvenience”

In honour of friendship

You know who you are – the people who send me those cute and kitschy hugging kitten and adorable puppy emails – telling me how special I am and how much you love me. I know, I know, you can’t help it, they are just so cute and you know they’ll make me smile… OkayContinue reading “In honour of friendship”