Incredible Myanmar

These pictures are of me leaving Penang, which was very tough to leave!! I am in Yangon, Myanmar, and this is just an incredible place!!! 300 Ethnic groups here, and I will quote my Lonely Planet Guide, “You feel you have stepped into an issue of National Geographic around 1910, with no Starbucks in sight!”... Continue Reading →

After Trinidad!!!

Well, 2 days after my trip to Trinidad, I attended the Schembri wedding, Julie, my friend's eldest child Jeremy was getting married. (For those who read my book, Julie's late husband Charles was one of the special ones in the world, and in my life, he died very young of Cancer). It was a beautiful... Continue Reading →

Leaving Athens

Well, here I am eating breakfast and reading International New York Times in Syntagma Square (centre of Athens) and thinking about what I would say on my blog about 2 months in Greece!! SO, HERE IT GOES! Parts of Athens are beautiful and some parts are very tough; there is lots of unemployment, lots of African Immigration (mostly Nigerian) and why the Government is allowing this, I... Continue Reading →

Four Days in Israel

My trip didn't start off too well… I arrived at Athens airport, flying EL AL and I am second in line when some big Israeli guy with gold chains and shirt open to waist, steps in front of me and stands in line. I said “this is a line” and he turned and told me to F –OFF! Called me “stupid woman” and all I could think was this is why I haven't been... Continue Reading →

Betty’s Mountain Top

Many years ago, I was working in Jamaica and had a very good friend who was a Diplomat by the name of Kay Baxter (she sadly passed away at very young age) but as we traveled Jamaica, we would talk about growing old and how we wanted an interesting life with interesting people as we... Continue Reading →

European Union Observation’s‏

Since I am an old Political Junkie, I am going to make some points about the state of Health of the European Union. Some of the following I have read, some come from the people on the street and some are my own observations. The Euro currency is Blamed somewhat, but I’m not sure that... Continue Reading →

More Athens

Well, I am entering my 3rd week in Athens and I am learning how to operate in this city! Not an easy place, but beautiful in many ways. As I said everyone smokes and has a dog, they love to scream about anything; but I have found a way to handle that, I put my... Continue Reading →

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