Finally some ‘ME’ time ! Category

Finally some ‘ME’ time! Part 4

  The first 7 hour flight to Dubai passes quickly with me watching several ‘Planet Earth’ episodes, enjoying the indulgence of complimentary beverages whilst listening to music and working my way through the ‘Rough guide to Sri Lanka’. I arrive in Dubai during the night-time hours with 2 hours to kill before my connecting flight […]

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Finally some ‘ME’ time ! Part 3

Sri Lanka is a much easier trip to plan and as time passes I arrange transport and accommodation for my 6 night stay there. After emailing several tour operators and toiling with the idea of making my own way around on public transport, I decide to hire a driver that comes recommended by a friend.  […]

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Finally some ‘ME’ time! Part 2

I wake the following morning in a state of despair, thinking ‘Oh my god what have I done!!’ It takes me a while to recover from the ‘Mum guilt’ as I break the news and try my best to convince the offspring that I would be fine travelling solo, when in fact I was more worried […]

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Finally some ‘ME’ time! Part 1

n After spending the best part of two decades ‘single parenting’ and awaiting the 18th birthday of the youngest, I reflect on the demands that have been placed upon me and wonder how on earth I have survived ! I find myself seeking out more and more ‘me myself and I’ time quiet often preferring to spend time in […]

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