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When I was a teenager, I had a party trick: white fingers. I didn’t paint my fingers and I don’t mean my tan was so bad that my fingers were pale (although as a red-head, I have never “done” tanned): I mean, when it was cold I would “show off” my yellowy white fingers. It…

Tweet Share I think we have started a new tradition: a city break in the winter. It started with London when our flight to New York was cancelled because there was too much snow at Heathrow. Since then, we have been to Berlin and Prague in December. The holidays follow the usual city break themes…

Tweet Share Recently, my boyfriend had a cold. As he cannot swallow tablets, I bought him some medicine. Thankfully, this worked for him: he could breath again, could sleep again and he was soon back to his usual self. I’m not sure whether it is my engineering background or I whether I am normally too…

Tweet Share After a week or so here and there under canvas with a bit of walking thrown in, I decided it was time to do it properly – 10 days walking through the Himalayas spending every night in a tent. I expected some highs and lows (and I don’t just mean the walking) and…