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Annie

Inspirational Lifestyle Travel

Women Weaving Stories, No Need for Words

August 26, 2015

There are times, moments, when you feel you have fallen into another, older, wiser life. Walking around the sun-drenched, twisted, cobbled streets of Castelsardo in Sardinia, I turned a corner and glimpsed, through an open doorway, two women weaving baskets & chatting. They glanced up and their smiles drew me in- I could not simply walk by & waste that precious moment! As my eyes adjusted to the dark, the beauty & skill of their craft  became obvious in the…

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Family Inspirational Lifestyle Travel

Rainy Childhood Holidays

August 25, 2015

So I woke up to the sound of driving rain and was instantly transported back to my childhood- long car journeys with the windscreen wipers clunking, going on holiday with my parents, usually to a rented cottage in the Lake District. In those days, the 60s, long before the advent of seat belts, I would sit on my mother’s lap in the front seat of the Morris 1100, that was my father’s pride and joy! The holidays brought more rain,…

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