Tag: Adventure Travel

And in Conclusion…

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Adventure starts at the end of your comfort zone…

Brrrrr! We had frost on our awning today, but we’re cuddly cosy in the caravan! The coldest November day for 6 years, apparently. We are reflective as our first year of unexpected adventures draws to a close and we head towards Christmas at Hunter’s Moon Caravan Club Site, Wareham.

And in conclusion – it is really difficult to write a conclusion.

We thought that we had lost everything when our working lives ended unexpectedly, but as that chapter closed, we realised that adventure starts at the end of your comfort zone.

After more than 30 years of targets and deadlines, we are getting better at not feeling guilty about getting up late, relaxing and doing as we please. One thing that we can’t drop from that ingrained working mindset, however, is that when we finish one trip, we need to have the next trip booked, so that we have something to look forward to.

It is – and always has been – The Law! Continue reading “And in Conclusion…”

The Knowledge – The Perils of Proximity

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In life, it’s not where you go but who you travel with that counts!

Love is an act of endless forgiveness; a tender look which becomes a habit.” – Peter Ustinov

Many years ago, a boyfriend and I formulated an escape plan that involved a boat. He held a Yachtmaster’s certificate and had crewed on boats around the world. I had drunk gin and been ‘rail meat’ on a few pleasure yachts in the Solent. I had also undertaken a voyage to the Isle of Wight for lunch. Once. Continue reading “The Knowledge – The Perils of Proximity”