Tribute to a rescued soul

June 2006 – who rescued who? I am heartbroken beyond words. My beautiful boy Ruffy has spread his beautiful angel wings and left us. For all those who know me he was my world. He was at my side constantly for the past 12 1/2 years, this is a tribute to him from me andContinue reading “Tribute to a rescued soul”

White sands, Carribean Seas and pink cars

Travelling between towns in Cuba you can use the buses which are slow, trains which are unreliable or our choice “the collective” a share car, which also gives you the opportunity to meet fellow travellers. We have travelled with French, polish and today two gorgeous German girls. This mode of transport is somewhat squishy andContinue reading “White sands, Carribean Seas and pink cars”

Trinidad Cuba and my love affair

The drive to Trinidad was long. 9.5 hours to be exact.  The drive itself is not too diverse in scenery. It reminds me of driving through an Asian country. Tropical, paddocks, little shacks.  Cubans sitting on their verandahs. In their rocking chairs passing time, smoking, drinking coffee or rum. What’s the hurry anyway. Everything manana.Continue reading “Trinidad Cuba and my love affair”

I cried for a long time that day

Leaving Vinales I step out on to the balcony and take in the view one last time. It is breathtaking as the sun rises over the mogotes (mountains). Feeling a little melancholy as I know it really will be the last time. I silently say thank you for the experience as I breathe in oneContinue reading “I cried for a long time that day”

To the Bahamas and back

On board Royal Carribean  enchantment of the seas   Sail away @ 4.15 From a port I have never before been   The party starts straight away  Cocktails, beers, nachos, It’s only the first day   Bahama mama the waiter yells Another new cocktail With all the whistles and bells   800 staff are workingContinue reading “To the Bahamas and back”

Miami Heat

Miami Bentley’s, rollers and lambos. Spanish music and g strings Welcome to Miami Pure entertainment South Beach offers the best people watching. A hub of activity. This Art Deco area is trendy, chic, avant- grade and expensive. Reminiscent of an old time movie. Retro style buildings are a photographers delight. Just ask Craig. With itsContinue reading “Miami Heat”

Key West and the journey continues

Key west It seems I fall in love with every new city I go to. This place, Florida Keys, Key West, down south, is something special. The lifestyle, the weather, the people. Everything, I want to stay, can I stay please? 5.30am flight from Nu-or-Lins to Fort Lauderdale. One Mustang hired. Follow us as weContinue reading “Key West and the journey continues”

Destination Known

Destination unvisited Excited hardly explains how I have been feeling for the past week 3 weeks here I come. First stop LA, for a over night stay. A fifteen hour flight on the new qantas Dreamliner. 15 hours. Whilst excited about the trip, dread filled me when I thought about the flight. I am withoutContinue reading “Destination Known”

Forgive me, I’m turning into my mum 😍

https://witandwhimsy87508112.wordpress.com/2018/04/21/saturday-sunshine/ Hi… I’m bewildered, befuddled, confused, confuddled. Yes a new word, a new word to explain and understand my prickly pickle Lovely lady, J Blaide over a week ago you nominated me for the sunshine blogger award. I was blown away, tickled pink, over the moon. Yes delightfully delighted. I set about my response inContinue reading “Forgive me, I’m turning into my mum 😍”