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January 2013

New Year’s resolutions 2013

I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions, but let’s just say there are a few things I am keen to consider for 2013: 1.  Try and eat from more food groups, and therefore healthier.  I realised that my online grocery… Continue Reading →

London Olympics 2012

(I don’t understand why this blogger jumbled up all my recent posts!) We loved the Olympics, and am so pleased we got tickets.  It was certainly, what my sister would call “an event that makes memories”. We attended the swimming… Continue Reading →

Family visit September 2012

We were so delighted that my uncle Danie, and his lovely wife Cherise came to visit. We wish they could have stayed longer, but we really enjoyed the bit of time we did have together.  Including, celebrating Danie’s birthday with… Continue Reading →

France September 2012

Tim and I spend a week in Segonzac, near Cognac, France.  This was as result of a home exchange.  We had made our house available over the Olympics in return for a room in their Bed & Breakfast in September…. Continue Reading →

China October 2012

You may wonder why I went back to China so soon after my first trip, if I didn’t really like the place.  Good question.  Here are the good answers: I went back to do my Christmas Shopping in China; Lisa… Continue Reading →

South Africa December 2012

Don’t be fooled by this picture – the holiday was actually far more busy than this overall.  However, this was our tanning day.  The sun had been elusive during my stay, so we had to make it most of it… Continue Reading →

Christmas 2012

My favourite part of Christmas in Manchester, is mulled wine at the Christmas Markets. But, it should be a very cold day, and ideally you should be able to move around, which we weren’t able to do on a Friday… Continue Reading →

Go Falafel, Rusholme

What a wonderful new take-away in Rusholme on the curry mile.  Everything is made fresh on site, and the produce is fantastic. I would certainly recommend it.  It is good enough for me to make a special trip, so if… Continue Reading →

China Highlights June 2012

China was certainly a country of contrasts to me.  Some parts we loved and some we hated.  In summary, we loved Shanghai and the mountain villages, but hated all the other commercial tourist attractions.We visit our friends Arna and Dave… Continue Reading →

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