The year that was – 2009

Well, 2009 went off without too many personal dramas.  I was fortunate  enough to go with Andrew to South America for 5 and a half weeks. From Late march till the end of May.  We were blessed with great weather everywhere we went which made trekking around very comfortable. I reunited with a travel companion…

Amazing person for 2010

I have a friend in Ireland who has 4 children, studies part-time, teaches full-time and has just begun to blog in 2 languages, Swedish and her mother tongue, English. She has a Swedish husband who speaks perfect English. She does not need to speak Swedish.  She did live in Sweden for a while but is…

I dub thee NaNoWriYr

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. It was supposed to be a “month of literary abandon”.  Well, in 19 days I have managed 1245 words where I should have written 30-odd thousand by now.   Having decided on a topic and main character I set about writing my first 200 words on a flight from Sydney…