Tag: Holidays

Holidays beckon…

Right. My bags are packed and I've just one more working day to get through. Then I'm off to Japan for a couple of weeks! If I'm totally honest, I'm never short of holidays. Travel is my one true vice, and @TheFrankFlyer and I take several breaks and longer holidays every year. I know I'm ...

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Christmas closedown…

Out-of-office notification is on. Bags are backed. Travel booked. I'm officially on Christmas holidays and not a moment too soon. https://www.instagram.com/p/BOQA518jGbg/?taken-by=macpsych This time tomorrow, I'll at my parents' place in Scotland, busy eating them out of house and home, lying around on the couch and other soft furnishings and enjoying an open fire. It'll be ...

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Christmas is almost here

After the appearance of Christmas food on the shelves about six months ago, the run-up to this Christmas seem to have lasted far too long. And then yesterday, all of a sudden, it hit me: Christmas is this Friday. Why does this always happen? I'm not unprepared. All gifts have been bought, travel arrangements made ...

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Holidays: Day One

Up at 5am for an early flight to Palma de Mallorca. But it was well worth it to avoid a trek to Gatwick and waste most of the day on trains and planes. While I think of it, big thanks to BA for a quick, friendly flight and a top-notch (for airline food) breakfast. After ...