Travel Abroad

Love London

  It’s definite.  I love London.  It’s got lots of things to love – history for historians, old buildings for old building lovers, cutesy little green spaces all hedgerow and flowers, large green commons for walking the dog or playing team…
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Nairobi By Motorbike

A  few weeks back we suggested to Mr Finland that we visit him in Kenya for the Eid break because we discovered, via his Instagram, that he is now living in Nairobi.  Naturally he was so excited to hear from…
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Sharm-el-Sheikh

View to Tiran Island from the hotel For the past week I’ve been in Sharm-el-Sheikh.  It was my first visit and it’s a lovely place.  The Red Sea is beautiful whether you look at it from the shore or dive…
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Of Grandchildren and Travel

Goodness me, it’s been a while since I wrote a post.  I’ve been somewhat pre-occupied over the last few months with things that have kept me from my keyboard.  Some voluntary work, some child minding and some traveling.  All with…
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Post Holiday Post.

I’m back in the Kingdom and, for those of you the least bit interested, this is my “What I’ve Been Up To On Holiday” post.  Before getting into that, I have to say it’s quite nice to be back.  Travelling…
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Saudi Students In Ireland

For the past two weeks I have been in Ireland as “English Speaking Adult Support” for a group of young Saudi students of mixed gender, aged between 12 and 22, who were attending English Language Summer School in Dublin.  For…
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Amazing Ramadan Break

Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ireland – destinations I’ve visited over the last 2 months and, I have to say, I’ve had an amazing, and slightly extended, Ramadan break.  My blog writing has suffered somewhat while I’ve been away,…
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Walking ATM in Sri Lanka

Have you ever seen a walking ATM?  Just go take a look in the mirror!  We are in Sri Lanka and as one gentleman aptly put it, tourists are seen as walking ATM’s by most of the locals trying to…
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Out Of Saudi For Normal Life

Riding Townsville with the dog Hey all, my blog has been a bit quiet recently for a couple of reasons, the main one being I’ve been out of the country for almost a month now.  I left before the start…
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