Where to go as a first-time solo

After my recent belly-button gazing, and wailing and gnashing of teeth, I thought I’d better get back on track.  The main purposes of this thing I write are to tell it warts and all about what it’s like travelling solo as a middle-aged woman and to inspire others to do the same.  So let’s put our practical headsContinue reading “Where to go as a first-time solo”

Going round in circles

It’s fair to say that my decision to ease back on travel this year and concentrate on doing up my house has raised more than a few eyebrows among my friends. It’s come as a surprise to me as well. But the dawning realisation that both me and the house aren’t getting any younger ledContinue reading “Going round in circles”

Brand new year, brand new travels

For me New Year isn’t about detox diets and striving to be a better person.  (Perhaps it should be? Perhaps that’s why I’m fat and miserable?). Nope, in Longland, New Year is about where the bloody hell can I go next!