'The saddest thing I can imagine is getting used to luxury.' - My Autobiography, Charlie Chaplin Tommy and I had a conversation recently about how when you live in a beautiful place you are likely to take its beauty for granted, and that you shouldn't. The conversation came up because we were wandering around Segovia (see my last … Continue reading Don’t get used to beauty
I love Segovia. It is simply beautiful! I was there last year very briefly (for only one day) and got to visit the cathedral. But this year I got two days there, so I got a little more time to explore. The Roman Aqueduct is very well preserved and, although the date isn't definitive, it is thought to have … Continue reading Beautiful Segovia
Hello! This post will be short and sweet; it is really just to say I will be back posting on my regular schedule (Wednesdays and Sundays) from this Sunday! As I mentioned in a previous post my lovely MacBook Pro of 6 years died on me and I didn't have easy access to my photos … Continue reading I’m Back!
I have a major problem this week for uploading blog posts. I planned to upload a travel post about Segovia today... but my beautiful MacBook Pro which is now 6 years old has decided to die on me. Great. Everything was thankfully backed up and I'd already decided to get a new one so it's … Continue reading Malala Yousafzai
In case you didn't know, today is International Women's Day! The company I work for asked us to think about who we would choose as an 'inspirational woman' and film us saying a few words about them and why we find them to be inspirational. People chose anyone from a friend from home, to Audrey Hepburn … Continue reading International Women’s Day
I felt very lucky a couple of weeks ago as I got to go back to Ávila. I went to Ávila last year with the lovely Harry, and then returned for one day later in the tour, again with Harry. See my previous post here. Anyway I was so excited when I was told I was … Continue reading Stunning days in Ávila
So I thought I would write an extra post this week because it is World Book Day in the UK today (it's celebrated in April for the rest of the world though!). World Book Day started on the 23rd of April 1995 and was created to encourage children to read more books and get excited about reading! … Continue reading It’s world book day!