Quaint Comparisons

Appledore – Paxos Appledore is in North Devon, UK. Paxos is situated off the coast of Corfu, Greece. Although some may think these two places are worlds apart, to me at least, they have similarities, which having lived in one, led me to reside in the other. Some fifteen years ago, my son fled theContinue reading “Quaint Comparisons”

Secret Garden

Market Street Kitchen, Appledore Ah, Appledore, stunning estuary village, nestling on a hillside, with quaint pastel coloured cottages lining narrow cobbled streets, sloping gently down to the Quay. The historic port of Appledore, North Devon is well known for its boatyard. However. Appledore has many secrets, one of them being the delightful hidden garden whichContinue reading “Secret Garden”

Holistic Happiness

Relax your body, free your mind And, breathe…… Yoga and pilates along with swimming have always been my thing, along with a nice therapeutic dog walk along the beach. I have never been much of a one for therapies – unless with the psychiatrist -, of course. Reiki and Kinesiology have entered my orbit, throughContinue reading “Holistic Happiness”

I, Claudius

No poisoned figs here. Every now and again, you come across, totally by accident, someone or something that really makes you laugh. You know the kind I mean. That quick witted, dry humor that has you bent double and brings tears to your eyes. Last Tuesday evening, I happened to find such a person. Claude,Continue reading “I, Claudius”