Scotland at Christmas 2017

Before we left for our Christmas visit to Scotland, my youngest daughter Jane took me aside and explained to me that I had let myself go. She was ‘pure affronted’ at the state of me when camping as evidenced on Facebook. The photos! She reminded me of the floaty skirts I used to wear (sometimes) […]

The Alarm is off – it’s all relative!

Back in rainy winter Perth, we are installed at Karrinyup Waters in Gwelup, a very pleasant campsite. Up until yesterday around midday, I was an emotional wreck, “built close to the water” as my mother would have said – a German expression, plus a sick feeling in the stomach and trouble sleeping. But then we […]