After a long pause while we dealt with some more of John’s health issues,we decided to bite the bullet and damn well take that holiday we wanted.   So a return to the home country of my birth, the land of my heart.

Travelling with a disabled person adds many challenges, but restores an innate belief in the basic goodness of humanity.  We made it!! Taking our daughter for the first two weeks was great, an extra pair of hands ; one who understood what was needed.

It was four years since our last return, then we were both able bodied, now fast thinking was needed, to get the maximum enjoyment without making it seem there were constrictions on the places we could go.

A family gathering first, our daughter catching up with cousins she’d not seen for twenty years, an Easter feast with nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews!

Then in the hire car and off to the West country, over Bodmin Moor and on to Jamaica Inn, our first stop and lunch, and a look at the wild moorland; sun streaming over the hills.

The trusty little travel scooter was a life saver, taking us to places that otherwise John wold not have been able to see,  Continue reading “Returning”


After ten months or more like a year I’ve finished a first draft novel, which will now need a lot of polishing up!  Whilst this was going on my other half got rectal cancer, he was lucky in that it was caught very early and is now recovered. Plus all the usual chaos of so called normal life, however it is slowly returning to something … Continue reading Returning

Adieu for now

I am taking a break from blogging, and will be easing out of receiving mail form other bloggers, I have enrolled in a ten month first draft novel course, so this will be getting all my attention!!! Nice to meet some other bloggers, I will return maybe later in the year maybe not, certainly next year. Lyn Continue reading Adieu for now

Hugh’s photo challenge week 1 what did you eat for breakfast/

Breakfast doesn’t vary for various health reasons, I can only eat a measured amount of salt a day. So the easy breakfast is in the photo as raw, I simply put all ingredients in a blender and mix up and drink. So 1 banana, four strawberries, about three heaped spoonsful of blueberries, and a healthy dollop of yoghurt. I will vary at our local café … Continue reading Hugh’s photo challenge week 1 what did you eat for breakfast/