When we last left our furry friends on their adventure they were in somewhere called Vatican and had posed for a photograph surrounded by lots of people with a big dome building in the background. Croc was quite relieved to be moving back inside where it was a little quieter. He loved the sunshine and … Continue reading Looking up
This year I will aim to blog more consistently. This will hopefully be easier once my life is a little more settled. I feel the need to apologise for my lack of blog posts in the past month. Moving countries means your head is in two worlds. It is a surreal feeling having ties to … Continue reading Past, future and present
Yes, you read that correctly, Bertie is not talking about food and has used his spellcheck. Pai is a small and friendly town near the Myanmar border, in northern Thailand's Mae Hong Son Province. It is about 50 miles/80 km north of Chiang Mai and lies along the Pai River. It is well worth a visit, having a relaxing … Continue reading Bertie’s tips for getting to Pai
I always find it amazing how unique things, such as hobbies, talents and skills, can connect people and bring them together. Every year an annual historic event is held a Pontefract Castle in West Yorkshire. The castle has significant historical value, like most castles in the UK. King Richard II is thought to have died … Continue reading Common ground
Procrastination and Reality!Bertie had noticed that he possessed a particular skill. It was not necessarily a useful skill and one that he had never associated with himself so far. He had discovered that when it came to making decisions or changes in his life he was the master of procrastination!In fact, if he had been … Continue reading Balancing Act!
When Bertie was exploring through the north of Thailand, outside Chiang Mai, he came across a disturbing sight. A teddy bear, stuffed in a confined cage with no room to move. Alone. Head bowed. Bertie wondered what this teddy bear had done to desire such a cruel punishment. Then he noticed that the cage was unlocked. … Continue reading Caged
For years I have been telling people that I want to travel. I have longingly watched people fulfil their own adventures and felt a yearning to do the same. I have told myself that I can't, its not practical, I don't have the finances, I don't have someone to travel with, what about my house? … Continue reading Follow your dreams