Silver Sands Beach

Having not been to the beach yet here, I was madly rushing around packing a bag, snacks, drink, hat, bathers, towel, sunglasses, flip flops, “where’s the sunscreen?”  I looked everywhere … Continue Reading →


2 Valentine Events in one week!!!

Valentine Coffee Morning Have been rather busy with helping to organise the Valentine morning coffee.   Chris, Claudia and myself have been busy hunting down and arranging the following: fabric … Continue Reading →

Tree of Life

Quilting Meeting - Stick and Bitch

Last Sunday I went with Chris my friend from the compound to my first quilting meeting.  We caught a taxi, finally after 2 failed attempts. They could not read a map … Continue Reading →


How NOT to Find a Post Office

Recently I tried to find a post office near to us so that I could post a parcel to my grand daughter.  You wouldn’t think it could be that hard, … Continue Reading →


Event at the British Consulate Library

My social life has never been as busy as it has here.  In fact I have had to slow down a little, I can’t keep up with all that is … Continue Reading →

British Women’s Group

Yesterday I attended my first British Womens Group (BWG) breakfast.  (in case you are wondering as I know some of you will be, No you don’t have to be British to join)  They have a breakfast at … Continue Reading →


Mission impossible? Not for me

Having seen two of my lady friends wearing different bathers in the swimming pool I decided I had better go and get some more bathing suits. The bus was scheduled … Continue Reading →


“Decisions, Decisions” too many things to do

One can’t really get bored here there is so many choices of things to do. I have to say I feel pretty lucky to be here. It is like living … Continue Reading →


Ladies Morning Coffee “Masquerade Ball”

Yesterday the ladies of the compound were invited to “spend quality time with their friends and de-stress themselves. Live in the moment and enjoy to the fullest.” We shared in … Continue Reading →


Women helping Women

Two nights ago I was at a shopping mall getting ready to get back onto the bus to go back to our compound, when I saw a stall with women … Continue Reading →