Author Archives: Mark

Summer holiday Downunder : part 1

I always find it a challenge to motivate myself to write a few words of reflection whilst on holiday. Given I spend so much of my time penning words (or should that be typing) getting the thoughts from my mind … Continue reading

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You would think it never snowed here

Late December and early January saw Parts of Western Europe experience a cold snap. Amsterdam, and especially the east of Holland, was not spared the sub zero conditions. On more than one occasion nightly falls of 10cm were predicted accompanied … Continue reading

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Do I stay or do I go

It has been quite some time since my last blog. Followers, fans and friends on Facebook have had the opportunity to keep up with what has been happening in my life in the Lowlands. However events of the last week … Continue reading

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Honeymoon with a splash

I know that this post is well overdue. As one does towards the end of the year I was reviewing my photos and realised that i had not shared with my blog readers the short trip Michael and I had … Continue reading

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Melbourne Addendum

After a wonderful week in Perth catching up with friends it was time to head to Melbourne. Autumnal Melbourne with wind, rain, cold, leaves on the tram tracks and the on set of black fashion as winter beckons from around … Continue reading

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As Time Goes By

I am writing this latest blog update at the end of my time in Perth and recently arrived in Melbourne. It has been a great week, both work wise and socially. It was over 10 years ago that I left … Continue reading

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Our Big Day

Two weekends ago Michael and I were married. Let me start with the clichés and say that it was the most amazing day of my life. We were fortunate and honoured to be surrounded by friends and family on such … Continue reading

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