Float on, pelican

Float on, pelican

Overhead the pelicans float on a pocket of thermal air, their wings outstretched, their feathers fluttering lightly on the breeze.  I am floating too, on the surface of the pool, staring at the sky.  It makes me think of Geography…

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How to stop feeling disappointed

How to stop feeling disappointed

I mentioned in a recent blog post about how disappointed I was that our holiday to France didn’t work out the way I had planned.  I also referenced how often my expectations of how things are ‘supposed’ to go end…

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Life is a microwaved croque monsieur

Life is a microwaved croque monsieur

The long curtain that hangs between the patio door and our little room in the B&B in Biarritz is fluttering in the afternoon breeze, the shutters gently rattling again the wall outside.  I keep getting up from my seat to…

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It wasn’t to be

It wasn’t to be

“All that worrying, and stressing, and preparing, and then fate stepped in and took away my chance at football glory,” I joke to my friend, as we wander through town on our lunch break.  He scoffs and furrows his brow…

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A girl out of her comfort zone

A girl out of her comfort zone

Though it feels like a breach of ‘girl code’, I often find that I feel more at ease when amongst groups of men than I do groups of women (I sometimes find large groups of women a little intimidating).  I…

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