Posts Tagged: Vietnam

Cooling off in Hanoi

Halong Bay was something else.  I spent the following day in Hanoi still swaying to my inner lilt.  Like Angkor Wat, I will write about it properly later. Today is our last day. The weather turned just as we drove

Cooling off in Hanoi

Halong Bay was something else.  I spent the following day in Hanoi still swaying to my inner lilt.  Like Angkor Wat, I will write about it properly later. Today is our last day. The weather turned just as we drove

Homeward tingle

The thing about being away is, it makes you want to be home. Yesterday I had this niggling sense of something, something being amiss.  Perhaps it was because my headache was back with a raging vengeance.  Perhaps it was because

Homeward tingle

The thing about being away is, it makes you want to be home. Yesterday I had this niggling sense of something, something being amiss.  Perhaps it was because my headache was back with a raging vengeance.  Perhaps it was because

It’s like learning to ride a bike…in Hoi An

The sea is near, you can feel it.  Tomorrow we head to the beach. Hoi An has a wonderful vibe to it.  Chilled.  Held back.  Languid.  At ease. We’re at the pool side just now.  Above me is a blanket

It’s like learning to ride a bike…in Hoi An

The sea is near, you can feel it.  Tomorrow we head to the beach. Hoi An has a wonderful vibe to it.  Chilled.  Held back.  Languid.  At ease. We’re at the pool side just now.  Above me is a blanket

Return from the Mekong Delta

Time.  How do we do that to ourselves?  Fill up time in every which way we can, stuff it and roll it and fry it and serve it.  Rich and dense – packed to the brim, no room for wiggle.

Return from the Mekong Delta

Time.  How do we do that to ourselves?  Fill up time in every which way we can, stuff it and roll it and fry it and serve it.  Rich and dense – packed to the brim, no room for wiggle.

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

How could I not write?  Happy St Patrick’s Day from Ho Chi Minh City! 🍀 I have a friend from Australia who moved to Belfast when we were kids and moved back after a few years.  She used to be

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

How could I not write?  Happy St Patrick’s Day from Ho Chi Minh City! 🍀 I have a friend from Australia who moved to Belfast when we were kids and moved back after a few years.  She used to be