Shorts, just in time

With impeccable timing, I unpacked all my summer clothing on Friday, and today summer showed up in London. For a few hours, anyway. After a late morning run in the sun, I was determined to get out and absorb some more precious sunshine. A quick shower and brunch, then we headed out to walk by… Continue reading Shorts, just in time

More in hope than expectation

With the recently-revealed UK plan to move out of lockdown, my mind turns to travel planning. I've become quite accustomed to having travel plans dashed over the last year, so any remaining trips in the calendar for 2021 are...conceptual, at best. We decided to book a long weekend in Mallorca, to see the in-laws. It's… Continue reading More in hope than expectation

That post-onsen glow: Tokyo, Sept 2017

I've been amusing myself by looking through my holiday photos again. There's nothing nicer than spending a snowy February Sunday morning looking at sunsets, beaches and blue skies. Regular readers will know I can’t get enough of steam rooms, saunas and hot tubs. And Japan has the most excellent collection of these in the form… Continue reading That post-onsen glow: Tokyo, Sept 2017