On a recent trip to Windsor we noticed there were a number of horse sculptures dotted around the town. They are part of the World Horse Trail organised to highlight World Horse Welfare’s work. The World Horse Welfare is an international charity that improves the lives of horses through education, campaigning and hands-on care in the … More World Horse Trail in Windsor
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It was a hot bank holiday weekend. 4 million people were reported to be on the roads. Most of them seemed to be ahead of us, complained my husband as we drove down to the New Place Hotel near Southampton. Entering the wrought iron gates, we could see the Grade I…
You raise them and nurture them and help them grow into adults and then it’s time to let them leave. Some are eager to fly, standing on the edge of the nest dreaming of jumping off. Some need a little help to get going. A gentle nudge over the rim. And then they fly. You … More Job Done or Help, I have an Empty Nest!
Short haul, mini break If you are only going for a short trip, travelling with just hand luggage can help you travel light. But can you fit all your essentials into that small carry-on? Cabin luggage allowance The first thing you need to understand is how big your cabin luggage allowance is for your airline. … More Packing For Your Mini Break
Some people have a strange view on when is the best time to visit India. We knew that the summer months would be very hot and wanted to visit when it would be more temperate. temperate : temperate adjective (WEATHER) – environment (of weather conditions) neither very hot nor very cold. Looking through various brochures, they all said the best time to visit is mid-october to mid-march … More Best time to visit India?
The nearest town to the Ranthambore National Park is Sawai Madhopur. Having completed our tiger safari, the next day we moved on by train towards Agra. Most of our luggage had been taken on ahead by road, so we were left with only our cabin bags. Good job too, as our transport to the station was by … More Riding the Rails – Sawai Madhopur to Bharatpur
On the hunt for a tiger Up before dawn we made our way sleepily to the foyer of the Ranthambore Regency Hotel. (Little did we know we’d need to be up even earlier the following day!) The foyer was crowded with people having tea and coffee. A quick wake up, and warm up, before we … More Breaking down in Tiger country
Hobbies are Good for You A hobby is anything you do for fun in your free time. It’s something you don’t get paid to do. In fact, it often costs you money to take part. So why do it? Because it’s fun to do, it helps you destress, can offer a creative outlet and often … More Finding a new hobby
Sometimes its good to switch off from technology, step away from your screen and see the beauty of the world around you. Look around at the scenery. Take time to smell the roses. Enjoy new experiences. Discover new things…… Give yourself a digital detox I know there are people that offer retreats banning the use of laptops and … More Time to switch off
Suddenly it creeps up on you. One moment you are working full time, pushing for the next promotion, or spending your time raising the kids and ferrying them and their friends here and there, and the next you are waving them off to college and considering working part-time in the run up to retirement. That’s … More Transition into a new you