Full Moon in Sri Lanka

So here we are, hot and humid. It’s May in Sri Lanka. Not the best time of year to visit this beautiful island in the sun. Everybody is waiting for the monsoon rains to arrive, and they will – but just not yet. There’s a full moon this week, celebrated as quite an important Puya … More Full Moon in Sri Lanka

Souk Shopping

A recent public holiday meant a long weekend in Dubai and this was a chance to spend some time out of the apartment, if the weather wasn’t too hot.  The decision was where would we go and, as usual, expat-grandad chose his favourite place.  Old Diera and down by the creek to the old spice … More Souk Shopping