Way way back through the mists of time, I had a somewhat short lived amateur dramatics career. As well as small (but integral!) parts as the (voice of) mirror in Snow White, a chorus cannibal in Robinson Crusoe (never accidentally wear turquoise knickers if your costume is a grass skirt!) and a really irritating […]
I honestly think, that if you visit a city on a day when the weather is unbelievably bad, and you still come away thinking, “that was really lovely” (despite being soaked to the skin, and having had to invest in a Belgian (or should that be Slovenian) Waffle to warm you up on the way […]
Spotted in Slovenia recently… What to do when life gives you holey wellies!!
As many readers will know, it has been “crystal ball time” in our house for at least the past year (if not slightly longer!) And, as many a work expat will tell you, that complete limbo land of not knowing what on earth you will be doing/where on earth you will be living, can be […]
A door in Ljubljana that I couldn’t just walk past recently. Such a beautiful city…
We have stayed in a wide variety of places in this part of the world – from our beautiful but not so cosy Zugspitze Iglu, a fabulously well equipped canvas “house” (in a snow storm) in the heart of the Black Forest earlier this year, my special birthday palace near Garmisch, and a medieval hotel […]
A foggy morning in Carinthia. It was well worth getting up to get a few misty shots in this beautiful part of the world…
Here it is, that iconic view of the infamous lake that most people think of when they hear the name Slovenia… Apparently crawling with visitors in the summer (understandably!) Autumn in Bled is much much quieter, and with the surrounding trees in full on colour boost mode, and the Julian Alps just peeping through the […]