Zen in Medellin

I had always imagined Medellin to be a dangerous city on the edge but first impressions changed all that. Right in the city centre is Barefoot Park- a public space for people to de-stress. How could I resist an hour exploring and how would this change my perception of Medellin? Built 14 years ago by…

A Journey like No Other

I haven’t written on this blog for several weeks. The truth is, life changed in an instant through the spring and summer. When i wrote my list of things to do this year one was to spend more time with family. How true that turned out to be. Mum became really ill this year. Some…

Baking for the Bazaar

I have experienced some scary things in my life but baking cakes for fetes leaves me cold.

How to Get More Exercise into the Working Day

It’s something many people struggle with and becoming more important as a sedentary lifestyle is recognised as a health risk. This was also something to work on this year as part of my January Journeys list of things to do. I,like many people, drive to work, sit at a desk, and before you know it…

About January Journeys

Two or three years ago I turned 50. That’s a big milestone in itself but what I hadn’t been prepared for was trying to celebrate in January. My birthday falls in that dreary part of January when it is cold and wet, the sales are on their last reductions, and people seem to be still…