Tag: Paris

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2015: A year in travel

Yes, some people may view 'end of the year' posts as either boring, narcissistic or a combination of both, but personally I like to look back on the year gone by and focus on the highlights. A form of gratitude. Reliving the fun and the smiles. I travelled so much in 2015, I thought it ...

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Making bucket list progress

Several moths ago, I made a list of things I'd like to do before I'm 40. My very own 'bucket list'. Purely arbitrary, nothing to do with impending death. I need to emphasise that - every time I mention a bucket list, people think I'm about to share some very sad news about my health. ...

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A weekend in Paris

It's amazing. One comfortable train journey from St. Pancras station and you're in the centre of Paris. So simple and stress-free. No airport hassles, no intrusive safety lectures and no long walks across an airport to a distant gate. I love the Eurostar. I hopped on one such train with @FrankDJS yesterday morning and spent ...

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A bucket list update

I've made some progress on the whole Bucket List thing. What? You've forgotten already? I made a list of all the things I'd like to do before I turn 40 in February 2016. A pretty random list, by all accounts. And - world naked bike ride aside - pretty tame. As for progress, trips to ...

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My very own bucket list

So I turn 40 in 2016. A shock to all of you who have never seen a (recent) photo of me. And, probably, a shock to those of you who have, and assumed I'd passed that landmark long ago. In typical striving fashion, I'm putting together a list of things I want to do before ...