Part 2 – Under The Sea


After a farewell from the concierge and porters at the hotel that would rival that of a rock star, Mr. Raymond delivered us safely to Hua Lumpong, Bangkok’s central railway station where we took the overnight sleeping train, a bus, then a high speed catamaran to Koh Tao. Otherwise known as Turtle Island in western […] more

Part 1 – Bangkok Nights


“One night in Bangkok and the world’s your oyster”. Or so the song would have you believe.    For us, the story played out a little differently…   A nine hour flight with a passenger directly behind you constantly clearing his throat and intermittently coughing up his lungs isn’t a joy but if you are anything […] more

Renovators Delight: Chapter 14


    Jigsaws And Jelly Beans   Hubby has been unwell now for almost six weeks, hosting a marvellous nagging dry cough that turned into a chest infection, which appears to have morphed into a throat thing. And today at work he tweaked his back. I’m not sure when things are meant to get better for […] more