Reading Time: 3 minutes Towards the end of my twenty years living in Dubai, discussions with friends turned to future retirement and the question of whether we’d settle easily back into Britain. One friend Bobby shared his vision of buying some land in Sri Lanka and developing a community for other like-minded souls to retire to. This idea seemed […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I’m a Piscean, for as long as I can remember I’ve been happiest when I’m close to the water, although I’m a terrible swimmer. I also love travelling although in recent years, mainly due to the pandemic, I haven’t strayed very far from home. For the past twenty years, I would say when asked how […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes One’s destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things Henry Miller I’m not one of those people who like to travel alone. I like to share my experiences with someone else. However, I don’t underestimate the difficulties of being with someone else for 24 hours a day. I know it’s a […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes I started my Spanish adventure in 1997, just as Tony Blair ended 18 years of Conservative rule with the slogan ‘Things Can Only Get Better’. I was one of a number of young BBC journalists helping with the count on Election Night, but soon after fled the BBC on a trip to Mojácar in Spain, […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes Annie Llewellyn has an academic background in Psychology and has lived and worked in Wales for many years. She is grateful for the years she spent in academia because she was able to teach and research In Europe. In 2002, she met and married an Italian and has never lost her love for this amazing […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes I’m 59 and still not really sure what life’s about, but glad to be part of Advantages of Age – I feel like I may have found my tribe. I haven’t met any of you yet but can feel the positive, slightly naughty vibes leaping off the FB page. A bit about me. In my […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes I am shocked by the extent to which I’ve rationalised what lockdown has made of me. I’m going, “hmm, I used to think I was an extrovert but do you know, I really think I am more naturally introverted…I’m not sure that I even LIKE my friends…” Oh yes. And I’ve been joking with those […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Turquoise. Wild. Summer.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Happiness is one of the most essential things when you talk about your mental, emotional or physical health.
Reading Time: 4 minutes What is the future of travel?