My Best PH Holiday

It was one of those precious times where the whole world is rosy and the face can’t stop grinning.  One of those rare occasions where the specialness of a moment is realised at the very time it is occurring.  I was bobbing at sea, aboard an inflatable dingy, laughing as Phil attempted to row us … More My Best PH Holiday

Crossing The Sea

I watched the Royal wedding from a ferry on the high seas.  Excited and engrossed in the TV commentary, I thought little of where I was.  However as the happy couple were eventually pronounced man and wife (incidentally in the exact same spot in Windsor, that Phil proposed to me, many moons ago), I suddenly … More Crossing The Sea

Faraway Friends

If I win the lottery I’m going to buy a village.  Yep, as well as a smart new campervan, an amazing off-road scooter, a house big enough for ten dogs… I’m going to purchase a whole village.  Apparently for twenty million I could get a splattering of homes, an old forge and (most importantly) a … More Faraway Friends

Worrying From Afar

I stared at the little dot on my computer screen, willing the minutes to pass by, so I could see it jump forward towards the safety of the emergency hut.  Suddenly the group around him inched ahead… but Phil remained behind.  Why had he stopped?  Had the storm blown him off the summit?  Breath held … More Worrying From Afar