I’d rather be in the Greek Islands….

Where would you rather be right this minute?

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– thats the topic for this week’s theme.   I’d rather be back in the Greek Islands.   Continue reading

Motivational sailing quotes ….

I’m trying to motivate myself to going back to live on the boat.

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In precisely 9 days time I’ll be sitting on the plane, heading for Greece, blubbing and wailing and sniffing as I always do.  How can I leave my four precious cherub grandchildren behind?  The thought of it reduces me to tears.Then I get sensible and realise that they are all aged three and under, and won’t remember this time in their lives.   Who can remember what their granny was like, when you were three years old? Not many people, I’m sure.

So I’ve been looking for inspirational quotes and pictures to give me positive thoughts…..

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When in doubt, write a list…

I’ve noticed recently that other bloggers have been trying a 30 day Blogging Challenge, so I thought I’d have a look …..

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Sarah led me to a list on her blog which gave some useful prompts for blog posts if you needed some ideas.  You can find the list here.   I quite like the idea of writing random facts about myself, so here we go…..

I married my husband Tim in 2010, a second marriage for both of us.

I have four grandchildren, aged 3, 3, 1 and 1.

We live on a yacht in Greece for most of the year.

We have a cat called Artemis who lives on our boat with us.

I have been to over 40 Greek islands.

My favourite Greek islands are Syros, Paxos and Lipsi.

I was born in Malta, as my father was in the RAF.

I have been to 16 educational establishments.

I am left handed.

I am a Scorpio.

I like attempting cryptic crosswords.

My first car was a blue Mini.

I have a Masters’ degree in Psychology

My favourite food is a roast dinner.

I don’t like yoghurt.

I like sewing, writing and drawing (that’s three things!)

i have had several articles published in sailing magazines.

I used to be quite a good swimmer.

I’ve never been on a motorbike.

I have pierced ears but no tattoos.

My favourite colour is turquoise blue

I don’t like vacuuming or dusting, but don’t mind ironing.

One day I would like to have a book published

That’s all for now!  It’s very hard to think of things to write about yourself!

If you have a go at this, make sure you make a link back to this site, so I can read your random facts too!

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