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Today’s Office…

It’s a hard life when this is your office for the day… The cruise ship, Ocean Majesty was in the harbour for a visit… …and it’s a good thing they are not superstitious about name changes, as she has been called: 1966–1985: Juan March 1985–1986: Sol Christina 1986–1988: Kypros Star 1988–1994: Ocean Majesty 1994–1995: Olympic 1995: Homeric 1995 onwards: Ocean Majesty These …

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Best Birthday Ever…

This year, I had the absolute best birthday ever! Starting last Sunday with Goodwood, then on my actual birthday Gillian and her daughter Ellie took me out for brunch – it was soooooo lovely and delicious! …then cruising on one of the last horse-drawn canal boat at Tiverton… followed by a boat trip over to …

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Visiting Doc Martin’s Fishing Village

Have you seen the TV program, “Doc Martin”? Well, today we (my friend Karen who has been visiting from Hastings) went exploring and decided to find the fishing village where the series is filmed on location. The village is Port Isaac and is located in Cornwall – or as we say here, west-west Devon.  🙂 …

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Brixham by Boat

A perfect morning to literally just walk across the street and board a boat, cruising over Torbay to Brixham… …and back home in time for another movie, more wine, and then getting ready to go out to meet up with dear friends to celebrate my birthday at the Imperial… Yet another perfect day! ~ Bella …

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Horse-Drawn Canal Journey

Starting out from my home in Torquay, my friend Karen (who had come over from Hastings to help celebrate my birthday) and I headed north to Tiverton to check off yet another item on my bucket list – a journey on one of England’s last horse-drawn canal boats. …these archways were once used to burn …

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Classic Car Racing at Goodwood

Goodwood Revival There are a handful of experiences one has that are so wonderful, there are simply not enough superlatives to describe them – the Goodwood Revival was such an experience! This was one of the best days I have ever had – ever! So, what is the Goodwood Revival?  Read below… When I left …

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My Office on The River Thames

There are worse places to sit and work for the day than on the dock of an historic hotel, beside the River Thames… Fluffy river companion…  (I do miss having a fluffy companion – one of the drawbacks of this amazing lifestyle…) Sitting here, working away – the river provided a constant source of vibrancy …

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Never again!

That’s what I say every time I fly these days…  “Never again!” …and then the time comes to get from A to B and I think, “it must be better this time…” OK, let me backtrack on this particular journey… While my apartment in Sligo on the Irish west coast was in a fabulous location …

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