Incredible India

They say that India is an assault on the senses. I would have to agree. From the noise to the heat to the smells of spices, blocked drains and litter, to the colour and chaos of the towns, shops and people, it both excites and exhausts at the same time. Having learnt our lesson from … More Incredible India

Coping with the cold, being too busy and getting emotional over babies

I am shivering as I type. Our house is but a converted barn with no heating, and while the stone walls kept life very cool during the blistering hot summer days, now the weather has turned things are not so pleasant. I have on four layers of clothing, including a hoodie and cardigan, and am … More Coping with the cold, being too busy and getting emotional over babies

My fortnight in numbers

Destinations: 10 Miles travelled: 2,099 Planes: 2 Car/taxis: 17 Trains: 16 Steps walked: 116,000 Meetings attended: 11 Business cards collected: 47 Events chaired: 3 Speeches delivered: 1 Cheese sandwiches and cheap wine: too many to mention New nephews greeted: 1 very beautiful little boy! More on this fortnight of madness to follow, but for now – … More My fortnight in numbers