• Fiji 2

    Woke to the captain informing us that there is presently 4700m of ocean below us and that a pregnant goldfish is called a twit. Hmmm…….. random! We slept well. We breakfasted formally at the Sapphire and joined a table of 8 Aussies. Australians can be relied upon to wade straight in with conversation, there is… Continue Reading

  • Fiji 1

    As this was the day we had to catch the ship which was to be our home for the next 10 days, we rose at 8am and began our packing. With that accomplished, two coffees and a chat with Charlotte on messenger, we left to do a spot of shopping. The hotel was situated just… Continue Reading

  • Sydney2

    We woke at 9am to a cloudy but warm day. After coffee and a shower we made our way to Central Station, purchasing 2 Opal cards from a 7/11 on the way. We loaded them with $20 each and they are valid on the trains, buses and ferries. When you spend $15 in travel each… Continue Reading

  • Sydney1

    The flight to Hong Kong left 20 minutes late and only managed to make-up a few minutes on route. This caused some consternation as by the time we had disembarked, it left us with just 30 minutes to transit, having passed through the airport before we knew it was huge. Unlike the transit I made… Continue Reading

  • Christmas 2015

    The weather on the run-up to Christmas and indeed over the festive period was miserable. However, in Harborough we must count ourselves lucky as the North West of Britain suffered much, much worse with large swathes of the country disappeared under water. We had grey clouds, frequent showers and a constant temperature that fooled all… Continue Reading