Crochet · Holiday · Ramble

Almost 2017

2016 , Its been a hell of a year. The Goblin King and Professor Snape died, Leo finally won his Oscar, Iran ended diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia and the World Health Organisation announced the Zika outbreak. Then Terry Wogan died and it was still only January.  The world reeled from one terrorist attack after another,…… Continue reading Almost 2017


Azerbaijan · Holiday

Merry Christmas and yes that was a Donkey

Merry Christmas from Azerbaijan. Christmas in Baku is great. We always have someone say, “But don’t you want to go home from Christmas?”. Nope. Never. Actually we are home, this is where we live, this is where my children should wake up on Christmas morning, it’s where Santa leaves the presents after all. Flying back…… Continue reading Merry Christmas and yes that was a Donkey

Azerbaijan · Holiday · Ramble

Shahdag & skiing. Otherwise know as more snow…

Mr R, the small people and I just spent three days in Shahdag with some friends of ours. Shahdag is a ski resort that hadn’t finished being built the last time we lived in Azerbaijan. We didn’t get round to visiting last year either so this was our first visit. Considering it was full of the cold,…… Continue reading Shahdag & skiing. Otherwise know as more snow…