Helsinki – body clock to cock but back to who I am

All aboard!  The sailing from Tallinn to Helsinki is much more of a breeze than I expected.  Sure, it’s an early start.  But it’s civilised enough and there are no major dramas.  I sit outside on the upstairs deck and enjoy the wind whipping my face and messing up my hair. I arrive in HelsinkiContinue reading “Helsinki – body clock to cock but back to who I am”


Prologue to Tales of Latvia, Estonia & Helsinki

  So, if you’ve been bothered to read my previous post, you’ll know that my latest trip got me back to where I should be, after a very turbulent and unhappy few months.  Yes, me and my Solo Travel Sparkle are 100% are a super-happy loved-up couple once again – sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.

Solo Travel Sparkle

You might be aware that I’ve had a rough time of it these past few months.  I’ve been licking the wounds of a broken relationship, and I’ve coped with the loss by keeping my head down, working far too many hours and drinking too much wine. The lightbulb moment came a few weeks ago withContinue reading “Solo Travel Sparkle”

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!