Tag: Travel

The best mother’s day gift?

Time with my darling daughter. Teenagers are God’s punishment for having sex in the first place. Living with a teenage daughter is like living with the Taliban; mothers aren’t allowed to dance, sing, flirt, laugh…

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Is the holiday romance over-rated? Some Valentine’s Day musings, or amusings, hopefully…

Love is such a powerful drug it really should be classified as a Class A addiction. And research shows that the best place to score the love drug is on vacation. According to a recent…

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Holidaying with my autistic son in the time of Corona – and hoping to be kidnapped by Pirates!

Stressed? No, I wasn’t stressed… I always floss my ears, run a comb through my teeth and spritz my armpits with hairspray. It wasn’t until the morning I broke an egg on my hand and…

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Discovering my inner viking with the great (though rather on the little side) dane, Sandi Toksvig

As I was sliding down a klit in my sitting suit, there was one thought on my mind – Danes really are Great. A ‘klit’, by the way, is a sand dune and a ‘sitting…

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Walking the Amalfi coast ‘Walk of the Gods’ to carpe the hell out of diem

What do woman most want? Besides being whisked off to a tropical isle where Chris Hemsworth licks caviar from your navel ‘neath a palm – I’d say a laugh with girlfriends and to lose weight….

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Cycling in the Loire Valley

“We’re going on a cycling trip,” Ruby Wax enthused, thrusting some hideous padded cycling pants at me. “Through the Loire.” The look on my face must have registered more surprise than the congregation at Oscar…

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Europe: We love you

A woman’s favourite destination is a cosy little spot that goes by the name of “G.” But, Europe comes a close second. The Continent haemorrhages history. There’s a host of ghosts in every nook and…

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