altrincham living & travel

– experiences of just living life –


April 2010

Time is flying by

Just a few bits and bobs:        I have felt so busy over the past few weeks.  I am still not even used to writing “10” for the date and it is nearing the end of April!  By… Continue Reading →

Busy, busy, busy

I haven’t had time to post properly, so here are a few bits – in the short version.I saw a man tattooed from head to toe the other day – literally. He had shaven his head an the only bits… Continue Reading →

Loving the sunshine

What a glorious weekend. And what’s more, we weren’t busy this weekend – so we could “profiter du soleil“, like the French say – make the most of the sunshine. Yesterday I gardened and built my wall. (Although my dad… Continue Reading →

My 40th birthday party

I had the most fantastic 40th birthday party. We had about 50 people around for Tim’s famous curries, and also an indian curry made by my favourite curry restaurant, Dilli’s. I was thrilled to bits that some people made a… Continue Reading →

I built this wall

Yesterday, I ventured into the garden to plant a few plants I was given for my birthday, but ended up building a stone retaining wall instead. Those stones might not look it, but they were so heavy I could barely… Continue Reading →

Mostar images

The well known Mostar bridge – loved by artists, locals, tourists and on almost every postcard and souvernir!Local lads jumping from the bridge for money. Post war ruins visible in almost all areas of the city. Tim climbed the minaret,… Continue Reading →

Experiences not to repeat …

Today we had planned to do a day trip to Blagaj, about 12 kms from Mostar.  Unfortunately Tim hasn’t been feeling well today, so we spent another quiet day in Mostar.  My poor husband is now wrapped up in bed… Continue Reading →

Sunshine surprise in Mostar

What a wonderful to surprise to have a beautifully sunny day all day in Mostar. Initially our plan was to have an active day. We thought we would do all the things we didn’t do yesterday, as yesterday was mainly… Continue Reading →

More about Mostar

More bits and bobs about Mostar: The streets in the old town are generally either cobbled (which is really hard on the feet – especially if you are wearing new shoes!), or they are made of marble.  The Old Bridge… Continue Reading →

Mostar photos to follow

I will attempting to post some Mostar photos, but in the meantime I have updated my photos in Facebook …. Loading them onto the blog is a little slow with the internet connection we have access to… It’s off to… Continue Reading →

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