Food.... One of the very reasons I'd chosen for us to come to Mexico. Our intention to visit Thailand not brought to fruition due to the Pandemic but Mexico popped up its sombrero and suddenly, easily even, we had a foodie holiday booked, knowing we wanted to have the taste and flavour of Mexico and … Continue reading From Taco to Tostada: Inspired By Mexico
What do you think, when someone begins talking about exercise.. What does it mean to you. How does your body feel? What are the thoughts which arise when exercise is talked about. Does your mind immediately put obstacles in its way, are you taken back in memory to the school gymnasium or do you decide … Continue reading Intuitively Exercising Your Way to Wellbeing
Thailand had been calling for a while. Our trip was to take us up to the River Kwai and then down to Koh Chang for a relaxing beach break. A stay at the AWA Hotel in Kai Bae, very much looked forward to. An island I'd lived on and explored previously, so the thinking was … Continue reading Mexico… Quintana Roo. Adjust and Adapt.
Listening to the news this morning, with disbelief I heard the UK Government is implementing £5000 fines for anyone who tries to go on holiday before July. Feeling saddened by this action and quite disgruntled by the decision, I wasn't happy, so jumped straight online to the e-mail form for Number 10 and began to … Continue reading Finding Your Voice – A Sense of Freedom
Coming out of work from Hotel RIU Palace Maspolomas, the spanish words 'mesa para una por favor' ran through my mind. Table for One. I was trying my best to pick up spanish quickly - pushing myself in fact. I wanted to be fluent in the language as soon as I could. As much as … Continue reading Get Out, Explore Life and Find Your Bliss In Gran Canaria
It happened yesterday. Finally I reached a point where I thought and felt strong enough to strike out from the little shoreline to the boat, deep in the water, off the stretch of estuary I swim. Breaking my ankle back in November meant that I'd made a conscious decision to take care of my overall … Continue reading Using Wild Swimming To Build Confidence, Fulfil Goals & Create Wellbeing
I'm always on the lookout for signs - are you? Ones that tell me I am moving in the right direction or that I am moving away from my goals. I break these down into short term, mid-term and long term goals and the milestones I hit in-between. The end of 2019 was a … Continue reading The Kingfisher & The Doldrums
Time for self reflection has been evidential during Lockdown, where we have been confined to our homes, counties and countries and today - as my mind decided it would like to escape the cloudy skies hovering above my house in Essex. I began to flick through some documents in my office with an idea to … Continue reading Healthy Ageing – Flourishing Over 50
Are you like me and long for the moment you can travel again? As I sit here thinking about what I want and need from a destination when we are finally able to travel out of the UK, my mind turns immediately to Thailand - the love I have for the country (now). I didn't … Continue reading Oh The Places You Shall Go!
Who knew that it would all start with a small glass of red wine, over a family dinner, at the end of a working week. That looking at my husband as he slurred his words, so unusual for him, would be the signal for our little family to be assaulted by Covid-19. Initially, I simply … Continue reading Side Swiped By Covid -19 Pneumonia and Surviving