DVT Awareness Month

Today marks the beginning of DVT awareness month. This is a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition affecting 1 in 1000 people, with potentially fatal complications. I am disappointed that this month has not had more publicity. DVT awareness is a cause close to my heart, having suffered … Continue reading DVT Awareness Month

History of Holidays

In the northern hemisphere, today marks the winter solstice or the shortest day.  From now on we can look forward to longer days and thoughts of holidays keep us going through the rest of the cold winter. But why do we have holidays? The word holiday comes from the Olde English Holy Day. It was … Continue reading History of Holidays

Sunbridgewells. Welcome to the world of pure imagination.

Sunbridgewells is Bradfords own Victorian quarter, with Victorian and contemporary shop units together with trading street barrows, restaurants and bars. There are Victorian style units running the length of the tunnels and it has become an internal street with a large glass area above. Bradford town centre was established circa 1230 in the areas of … Continue reading Sunbridgewells. Welcome to the world of pure imagination.

Essaouira, Morocco. One of my favourite places.

I first visited Essaouira in October 2013 with my husband Richard, my sister and brother-in-law. We flew to Marrakesh and as private transfers and buses seemed to be costly, we opted for the cheaper option of hiring a car. Big mistake. Big, big mistake! The drive between Marrakesh and Essaouira should take between 2-3 hours. … Continue reading Essaouira, Morocco. One of my favourite places.