Monthly Archives: November 2014

River roots

It never ceases to amaze me how gracious the Gods can be… How lucky I am to live this life and have such wonderful friends all around the world. This is my family, and now is the time to visit … Continue reading

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Holland Park Youth Hostel RIP: the end of an era.

Yes, it has finally happened… the unthinkable, the unimaginable, a truly sad event. The closure of one of London’s most loved and beautiful old Youth Hostels. Located in the middle of Holland Park, between Notting Hill Gate and Kensington High … Continue reading

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Back ‘in it’?

Many years ago, while sailing in the Mediterranean, an old Swedish friend of mine, Mats, told me how on returning to Stockholm, it was only a few days before you were back ‘in it’. Whenever I visit London, my memories of … Continue reading

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