The Scilly Isles were a right royal treat! We had a brief encounter with royalty yes, but the real treat was the unspoiled wildness of these islands.
Snow Magic; Snow Hotel and Husky Sledge Ride, Kirkenes
Snow is a wondrous thing in anyone’s book, but especially if you are South African, because we seldom see it. Imagine wandering through a hotel built with it, in which there are amazing ice carvings on the walls of each…
Northern Lights; Poor Man’s Bucket List Checklist
Not many can afford to go on a Northern Lights Cruise. Here’s a post to make you smile; tongue-in-cheek suggestions for a ‘poor man’s Northern Lights cruise’ with a ‘bucket list checklist’. Also, there are some comforting facts about how the Northern Lights are not always the “WOW” they are made out to be.
Splat. Flat on my face in Ireland
Irish roots May 1999. My twin sister, Sue and I decided to explore Northern Ireland, the excuse being that it would be fun to trace our roots. Our paternal grandfather, William Dawson McClelland, was born in Belfast on the 27th…