The stories of my life on a little island in the middle of the Mediterranean sea ... and my occasional adventures beyond these shores.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Carpe Diem

There are times when I feel a little bit like Bilbo Baggins – the notion of an adventure sounds exciting but the thought of leaving home sounds much less appealing. So, at first, like Bilbo, I am always a bit reluctant to set out. But the truth is, that once the ordeal of a long flight is over, I enjoy every minute of our own adventure.
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The time has come. Our bags are packed and we will soon be off. I will write and comment if, and when, I can. Sometimes it is good to just let go and seize the moment. Here’s to adventures, big and small …
"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he (Bilbo) used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to." ~ The Fellowship of the Ring
I know where we will be swept of to.


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