Here are the adventures of a fifty-something woman, who liberated herself from the daily grind of Corporate IT after 25 years, leaving behind friends and family to embark on the best challenge of my life.
The above menu will take you to my previous adventures prior to the world turning upside down.
And now the adventure continues..
Amazing things have been happening to me, in that doors have opened as my mind and soul have healed and rejuvenated, I didn’t realise how broken I was when I first left the UK after nearly 25 years working in Corporate IT. All my passion, motivation and enthusiasm had been slapped down so many times … Continue reading In Cahoots
The last month has been so busy. I have been finding my feet and working out what is possible in this new world of ours. Watching the events unfold in the UK is slightly surreal, from the Burgau bubble. Manhunha has moved onto to his new Swiss owners, Marlise and Anthony, a lovely Swiss couple. … Continue reading Finding my way
Coming back to Burgau has given me the chance to assimilate further local knowledge. There is a lot of wildlife here – especially the small sort. Mosquitoes use me as a buffet bar and there is nothing worse than the sound of buzzzzzzz buzzzzzz in the middle of the night. I’ve now installed a mozzie … Continue reading Things I’ve learnt anew
Here I am happily ensconced in Burgau, my home for the foreseeable future due to travel restrictions within Portugal. The GNR are hot on the case of Motorhome park-ups, having issed over 300 fines to campers parked near to beaches or within the National Park. This is the whole of the West coast from Sines … Continue reading Settling in nicely
I landed in Portugal as the sun was setting and I was greeted by the heat and my lovely taxi driver. We put the world to rights on the journey back to Burgau, both agreeing that the only way out of this mess is peaceful direct action revolution. Up the workers!!!!! It was dark when … Continue reading Careful what you wish for
In my absence the world has turned upside down and inside out. My ferry was cancelled, Portugal / Spain borders closed and flights restricted. All my plans for the summer working at Festivals in the UK with MyCause and Oxfam cancelled. Being so far from family was challenging and so I caught the last flight … Continue reading Here I go again on my own