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The beautiful Balkans on horseback

3 January 2015

My husband and I decide we are up for a horse-riding adventure. We’ve done a few and have realised it’s the only way to travel: the truest way to experience… Read more


Pining for the Brecon Beacons

23 February 2013

Pommies, in Australia, are famous for what the Aussies call ‘whinging’. Whether this is born of character or homesickness is debatable but, in the past, I have gone out of… Read more


Where there’s a will …

16 April 2011

Why haven’t ladies challenged male primogeniture? When the Labour MP Keith Vaz introduced a private member’s bill in January ‘to remove any distinction between the sexes in determining the succession… Read more

Make like a gaucho

5 November 2008

I’ve just come back from the holiday of my life. At 50 and a spoilt brat I’ve had a few of ’em, so that’s saying something. And since seclusion and… Read more