First time to walk the new 58 mile Somerset Coast Path

No one knows what causes it, how dogs catch it or how to cure Alabama Rot so me and Luna, my trusty hound, are walking the new 58 mile England Coast Path in Somerset to raise awareness and hopefully money so that the great people at the Alabama Rot Research Fund can find some answers…

First time to New Common Home Agonda

Smiley staff, a hut nearly on the beach, a bottle of cold water and your own murder of crows pacing on your roof, what more could you want? Well there is a little bar/restaurant facing the sea, a place to work, free squidgy sunbeds, a warm sea, huge beds and great dahl. And then there…

First time landing in Goa

You are dazed and confused, it’s hot and you just want to be there.  But first you take a 50m coach ride from the plane to the airport, I guess they think you legs might not be working by then!  Then you queue for around an hour so that you can have your finger prints…

First time flying Thomas Cook to Goa

If you fly with Thomas Cook to Goa, from Manchester, you will have a long day time flight with a choice of 4 films and 4 TV programmes, unless you upgrade, but you will have had awesome views over mountains, deserts, sunsets and light filled cities.  The seats won’t move but if you are under…

The Sounds of Spring

This morning was the first time I heard the sounds of spring, saw my first daffodil and the sun rising on a beautiful day