Anniversary Weekend in Vichy Springs

Over the weekend we celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary. Crazy how time flies! Since it’s something of a milestone I wanted to plan something special, although I knew it’d be difficult to top last year. My requirements were relaxation and sunshine and I found the perfect place! Vichy Springs Resort is a site of natural […]

Spring in Golden Gate Park

Seasons definitely don’t work in the normal way here in San Francisco. The average temperature stays pretty constant between March and October, if anything, getting colder June through August when the fog rolls in most days. Even though winter isn’t particularly cold (it never freezes), the early arrival of warmth and sunshine reminds me every year why […]

Ready for Spring

I always get the unshakeable feeling that spring follows shortly after New Year. Back when I lived in the UK, this inevitably led to many months of confused frustration and depression; it’s not unheard of for it to snow in April there. Thankfully, now I live in San Francisco my weird internal clock isn’t so […]

A little sunshine

No matter how needed  it is, the incessant rain (which must have been going for over a month by now) is definitely dampening my spirits. Luckily in the last 10 days I escaped the worst of it (flooding and power outages) and got to refill my sunshine meter on a trip to Cancun. I’ve never […]