Sunset over Alykanas

I watched with my feet still sat in wet sand as the evening skies faded like a fire in outer space day turned slowly into night and silver fish still circled as a central point of fire and ice waited for the many moons in the grecian sky to settle in their spots like diamondsContinue reading “Sunset over Alykanas”


Salford (via Navagio Beach) , 22nd February 2018   White Sandy beaches, Offset by clear blue sea Navigated rusted boat sat by the cliffside Down where the anchor should be Encrusted with Barnacles and other sea creatures Rock formations , home to a multitude of life From strings of mussels to hermit crabs Unless someoneContinue reading “Encrusted”


Daily post prompt – Island No man is an Island – that’s how the tale goes But for one hour, around sunrise on Alykanas Beach, I truly was at home on this little Greek island – Zakynthos We’d gone there on a family holiday.  The plane had landed late that night, so I let Mum and DadContinue reading “Islands”

Just Landed

In response to the Daily Post Challenge Stranger in a Strange Land The plane left an had Inclement Northern city airport in the UK to land on a Warm Green Spot, somewhere in the Mediterranean.  The first thing I had noticed was the heat, I had been told it would take a day or two to adjust toContinue reading “Just Landed”

My Happy Place

Happy Place It’s got to be the beach at Alykanas – Zakynthos When the time is right – it’s perfect.  Azure blue seas that you can see the local wildlife in if you dip your toes in the water,   Gentle breezes to take the heat off from the Ionian sunshine and then there’s the fishContinue reading “My Happy Place”

Ionian Blue

Warm blue skies in a Zakynthian Sky, white fluffy clouds go passing by floating away like waves in the breeze which lap up slowly, hitting your knees Golden sand meets with the blue of the sea Oranges hang high in a Greek orchards tree Little fish swim in the sea round your feet Nipping your toesContinue reading “Ionian Blue”

The Accomplished Traveller

While out on Holiday to Oledeniz in Turkey – I took along a very special guest My little mascot – Bean Bear!  He’s a winnie-the-pooh beanbag that’s been up and down the uk and to places in Spain, Greece, and Turkey with me.  For some reason, he makes me calm when i’m on plane journeys…and that’sContinue reading “The Accomplished Traveller”