A Birthday in Central Park

Up and down, up and down, the scenery flashed past as the carousel spun, taking us laughing riders nowhere and everywhere all at once. It was my 30th birthday and I'd been lucky enough to convince Wandering Beeb, my sister and her partner to spend it with me in New York. I've been a couple … Continue reading A Birthday in Central Park

24 Hours in Cairo

Like most people visiting Egypt, the pyramids were one of the highlights of the trip that I’d been most looking forward to. Arriving in Cairo following a quick flight from Luxor at some inhuman hour, I was bundled into a private taxi with a bouncy, energetic guide who immediately took me to a local shop to … Continue reading 24 Hours in Cairo

Transformation

So I discovered a new thing today -The Daily Post's Picture Challenge. A new theme is set on a Wednesday each week and the challenge is to share photos of your interpretation of that theme. That means a bonus post this week! This week's theme is Transformation and immediately it made me think of sunsets. … Continue reading Transformation

Planes, Ships and Space Shuttles: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York

Whilst not all of our group wanted to visit the museum, Wandering Beeb sold it to me on the chance to see a real life space shuttle. Not something you do everyday, I was quite happy to give up a couple of hours of mooching about New York to visit the Intrepid Sea, Air and … Continue reading Planes, Ships and Space Shuttles: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, New York