Pack this … An Umbrella

Pack this … An Umbrella






I have a very small one that is ultra light and takes up less room than a pair of socks.  It lives in the bottom of my rolling valise.  I cannot tell you how many times it has made an appearance despite how vehemently the weather forecasters predicted sunshine.  It also comes in handy for(…)

No time to think, let alone write

No time to think, let alone write






AGHHH!!!  I have been so busy flying and gathering awesome stories to write about I haven’t had time to write any of them.  I have been sitting here staring at my screen all afternoon, the first day I have had to write in a very long time and I don’t know where to start.  I(…)

London – Christmas is all around

London – Christmas is all around






One of the things I had dreamt about seeing before I started flying over a decade ago is the Christmas window displays of notable stores. I am happy to say that I have perused the streets of the world during the holidays and window shopped at Macy’s on 34th street in NYC and meandered down(…)

Pack this… “girls” stuff






    Men you can stop reading here!   Sanitary napkins. These are a MUST for all women no matter when you are due for using them. Travelling messes with your schedule biologically. Taking pills at the right time everyday is tough and missing a nights sleep can move your cycle around. Bring whatever it is(…)

I’d buy that – Jamaica

I’d buy that – Jamaica






Wray and Nephew Rum is an over proof alcohol that is a favourite of my friends who grew up in Jamaica.  It is available in 750 ml bottles at the Montego Bay airport duty-free store for under $10. Coconut rum is another good choice at the duty-free store.  I have picked up a bottle of Coconut Rum Finzi it goes(…)