A walk and a shop through London

One of the benefits to G’s heavy travel schedule is points in airline and hotel loyalty programmes. And because he’s basically a really great guy, he blows those points on trips to places that I want to go – like to my favourite city – London – for eight days.

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Round Up ~ 3 April 16

Round Up ~ 3 April 16

Spring Break

We went on a 5-night cruise last week, our third cruise in 5 months. I think I’m a little bit burnt out on cruises – didn’t go to a single show or participate in any of the ‘fun’ activities offered. But it could also be that there were so many kids and teens around that the pool, theatre and bars weren’t exactly peaceful.

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Vacations are always too short!

Vacations are always too short!

So back from 8 whole days of vacation on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. I could be like most people and say that I was ready to go back to work, but that would be a lie. I was not ready and I don’t think it’s so great to get back into a routine. Those are just the little white lies people create to convince themselves to crawl out of bed after a holiday.  Continue reading “Vacations are always too short!”

Round-Up 24-Oct-15: Holiday

Round-Up 24-Oct-15: Holiday

We are just starting our first holiday away together in a year, and the first time traveling ‘just us’ in 14 months. There have been little trips away, but all either involved work, or other people. We usually travel with another couple and a single female friend. While we love traveling with them, and we all get along amazingly well, sometimes we don’t want the group thing – we just want to go away and be the two of us.  Continue reading “Round-Up 24-Oct-15: Holiday”

A little too single-minded

A little too single-minded

I tend to be single minded … so when I get interested in something, that’s all I think about. If it’s a home project, I’ll want to call in sick (or beg to work from home so I can “multi-task” 😉 ), and if it’s a project at work, I don’t complain about coming in early or staying late.

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