The ‘escort’ in my hotel room

Did I ever tell you the story of an escort in my hotel room? No. Well then, read on. That morning had started out pleasantly. Early morning flight to Berlin, husband dropped Petpot and me to the airport. Since Petpot was unable to attend my surprise party (read about that here), she had planned this…

In Bruges + TinTin

Overweight Man: Been to the top of the tower? Ray: Yeah, yeah, it’s rubbish. Overweight Man: It is? Guide book says it’s a must see. Ray: Well you lot ain’t goin up there. Overweight Man: Pardon me? Why? Ray: I mean it’s all windy stairs. I’m not being funny. Overweight Man: What exactly are you…

By the beach in a Greek island

This is from Chania, Crete from a while ago. I had a few weeks without a phone and I was without a phone on this holiday, which initially, was a kind of revelation. I was intensely annoying about how well and clear-headed I felt. It was probably the sea, the sun and not having anything…

London Picnic

Oh dear! The last bank holiday, until December! Well, good news is that autumn will soon be on its way and so goodbye to the long slow days of summer and hello wonderful whirl of celebrations. Birthdays, anniversaries, Dusshera, Diwali, Halloween. We decided to make the most of the bank holiday and the lovely weather…

Berlin 0.2

What if we run up the stairs? Our room is on the fourth floor. There are eight flights of stairs that takes us there. It is 6 am in the morning, and I am feeling the urge to workout. My personal trainer has been on vacation and now I am on vacation. My body is…

Climbing up Cliffs

Standing on the edge of the cliff and looking down, you could easily fall, the wind if it was a tad stronger, a surprising loud noise that could make you jump, or perhaps even the crumbling of the chalky foundation that you might think is sturdy. Yes, there is nothing that could stop you from…