Flyday Friday – Virgin vs plastic

Are you a hoarder? It sounds like one of those American TV ads… call this number for a money back guarantee if you’re not truly satisfied. I have more toothbrushes, combs, earplugs, eye masks and pens than I know what to do with. And bags in which to hold them. And it’s rightly getting up […]

Tobago… ready, steady, goat.

My Dear Old Mum would sometimes chide me for being a bit of a giddy goat. Nothing much changes, she’s still my Dear Old Mum, although a year older, and dearer, on Saturday, while I’m even giddier and even goatier… With white hair hanging from my chinny-chin-chin. We’ve had some travels, me and Mum, and […]

Holidos and don’ts – packing tips

She’s the Wonder Woman who sews me up and sends me on my way… and very occasionally I come back with everything I left with. And I’m getting better. I’m also prompted by RTE reruns of the sumptuous Silk Road by the even silkier Joanna Lumley who agrees about the importance of multi-compartment purses and […]