Cocktails in St Marten

Well cocktail style shotglass from St Maarten to resemble the lovely margaritas and daquiris we had on the beach.   St Maarten is an island in the Carribean and it was fortunately one of the lovely stops on our 7 day Cruise in february this year. This was a wonderfu day off the boat with … Continue reading Cocktails in St Marten

World Alzheimer’s Day

Every year on 21 September, World Alzheimer’s Day unites people living with dementia around the world. There are more than 36 million people with dementia worldwide and by conquering the world’s highest free-standing mountain on World’s Alzheimer’s Day, we will be helping to fight to make sure that dementia is recognised as a global health … Continue reading World Alzheimer’s Day

Top 5 Kili Blogs

Backdate to 18th august 2011   In preparation for my big Kili climb, I’ve decided to research and read other people’s blogs, stories and experiences for inspiration. Here are the Top 5 I have found and the reasons why I enjoyed them so much.   Karen Graham, Explorer Girl Karen Graham is a talented photographer … Continue reading Top 5 Kili Blogs

Houston…. we have a problem

A mathematical problem that is. Apparently this isn't Rocket Science.... haha pun intended! I visited the Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral in February 2011. My brother had begged me to go when we were in Orlando in 2009 but I was so uninterested and really couln't face the mission (pun intended again) to head … Continue reading Houston…. we have a problem

Are you doing enough training?

 Backdated to  25 August 2011   Are you training enough? Are you fit enough?  Are you strong enough?   Everyday people are askng me am I ready for my Kilimanjaro Climb.   The answer is, I don’t know.   How can I know?   I’ve been getting in my 2 hour walks, heading to the gym, … Continue reading Are you doing enough training?

Take a Leaf out of another’s book

I’ve turned to friends for advice and information as the date now creeps increasingly closer to when I must venture out and Climb Mt Kilimanjaro. I am fortunate enough to have some wonderful friends who were more than happy to give their time, tips and share with me some souvenirs from their Kili climbing experience. … Continue reading Take a Leaf out of another’s book

Everyone has a trick of the trade

As the time fast approaches for my Kili Climb, I find that everyone has a tip, trick or piece of advice they wish to impart.   Some of them are more worrisome and cautions really rather than insightful pieces of information, which can sometimes be less beneficial. But on the whole, it’s been nice to … Continue reading Everyone has a trick of the trade