An Insider’s Guide to Travel Insurance

I wasn’t ever going to write this post. Not because I didn’t think it’d be useful because yeah, it’s more useful than a pair of swimming trunks in Fiji, but because I didn’t want it to ever get back to any of my ex-colleagues and them sit there all red in the face thinking something along the lines of “who the hell does she think she is?! She’s no expert on the matter!” And they’d be right. I’m not an expert on the matter, and for the sake of my own sanity, please do bear that in mind when you’re…

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Dealing with Loss: 2 Months On

Death is a funny thing. Except it’s not. It’s not funny at all, and whoever first said it has a warped sense of humour. Yeah, I know, they probably meant funny peculiar as opposed to funny ha-ha, but I don’t care. It’s still a stupid way of describing it. Because death is not funny. Death is a cloud. A big, black cloud. It creeps up on you little by little. Sometimes you notice it, sometimes it springs up out of nowhere. In both cases by the time the cloud makes its presence known, it’s too late. You can’t do anything…

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Pictures of Perast

A little way outside of the town of Kotor, but still situated on the Bay itself, Perast has all the charm and quaintness of a little French town worthy of a song or two in Beauty and the Beast. Except it’s not in France, and no bakers were offended in the process of my visit. Bit of Disney humour for you there. Prior to rocking up in Kotor, I had very little clue as to what there is to actually do there. And to be honest, other than cats and hiking (both of which are very, very high on my list of…

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A Day in Kotor Bay

Following on from what was the mushiest thing I’ve ever written, I hope we’ve all recovered from the fact that I’ll be featured in the next issue of Ripley’s Believe it or Not as one of those pretty peculiar people who marry countries and cars and sheep and the like. Look out for me in the 2018 issue guys – page 219. Now that I’ve made my love for Montenegro well and truly known to the world, let’s talk about what exactly led me to making this pretty huge statement shall we? Kotor Please don’t fact check me on this, but I’d hazard a…

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Montenegro, Will You Marry Me?

One day in the far, far off future I’ll be sat in a rocking chair on the porch of the really cute Residential Home 90-year old me will be a resident of, having a deep and meaningful natter with one of my old lady friends, Nancy. We’ll be eating French Fancies and sipping blackberry tea out of vintage teacups that look remarkably like Chip from Beauty & the Beast. Oh, we’ll also be somewhere not in the UK because LOL what even is a porch! Nancy and I will be reminiscing about the good old days when cars didn’t fly and supermarkets…

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