Two trips to the UK

We made two trips back to the UK in April and June – the first for Andy to run the London Marathon and the second to celebrate Gill’s 40th birthday and Gill’s dad’s 70th birthday. Plus we went to the Best Kept Secret festival to see Radiohead and Arcade Fire!

Southern Laos

?With Andy away on a work trip to Bhutan, I decided to take a trip to southern Laos. I flew to Pakse and stayed in the Pakse Hotel, a good, simple hotel in the middle of town with the added bonus of a great rooftop bar and a generous sunset happy hour. Pakse is a … [Read more…]


I was fortunate enough to be asked to join a one week mission to Bhutan related to climate change resilience planning. I managed to explore Thimphu, take the Dorchula Pass over to Punakha, and to hike up to the famous Paro Takseng (Tiger’s Nest Monastery! What a great experience.