Picturescape: Brimstone Hill Fortress, St. Kitts

There are places whose incredible histories I have learnt only after arriving at the destination. Saint Kitts was just such a place. It was while taking in the sights of the island aboard the St. Kitts Scenic Railway that I first learnt the island was the largest producer of sugar in the world in the […]

Days Out: Blenheim Palace

Located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire (a short drive from Oxford) Blenheim Palace has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987. It is home to the 11th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and was the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, evidence of which can be seen in the Churchill exhibition located inside the palace.

In Summary: 12 in 2012 (Part II)

I’m thankful for how much 2012 stretched the boundaries of my mind (and palate!), the mountains I climbed, the valleys I crept out of, the people and places I won over and fell in love with, and those I lost and fell out of favour with. Still, there is nothing as intoxicating as a brand new start. May 2013 be as wonderfully serendipitous, full of happy coincidences and most of all, hopes and dreams that take flight.