This is the last of the Year Abroad stories – I’ve more or less reached the end of what I can remember well enough to write about. But I saved this one for the winter because it’s seasonally appropriate and it’s one of my favourite memories of my year learning French in western Switzerland. I… More Shrieking on the slopes at Chaumont
Backalong, I wrote a post about a canyon on Snæfellsnes called Rauðfeldsgjá. That post has become one of my workhorses – it’s consistently in my top five most-read posts every month, it’s my third most-read post of all time, it’s been linked on Reddit. People have read this post, despite the fact that for some reason… More Rauðfeldsgjá revisited
Today’s blog is not about travel or adventures. It’s about me, because I know you want to learn twenty-four random facts about me! In real life, I’m a business development administrator two days a week and a statistical researcher two other days. This means I know things like how many boats there are in the… More 24 facts about me!
Ever since the spectre of retirement began to appear on the horizon, my mum has been saying that she “really must sort out the photographs and put them in albums” (yes, the word “photo” is not in my mother’s vocabulary). She’s been semi-retired, down to four half-days a week for… a year? Two years? Quite… More Going through the old family photos…