There’s something about the order of insect trays I find extremely satisfying. When I browse them, I often feel as if I’ve missed my calling. I love making lists, putting things in order, labelling; organising anything, really.
An eco resort, abundant wildlife and sealife, and a community keen to conserve their habitat make West Bali National Park a great green getaway.
Last year, hundreds of millions of people switched off their lights for Earth Hour. Yet, surprisingly, when I speak to people about it; ask them what they’re doing to mark the occasion I am met with blank stares. Like they have no idea what I’m taking about.
It certainly made for a strange afternoon. Fifteen excited lion lovers had boarded the enclosed safari truck, along with one of the park’s keepers, and an inordinate amount of fresh meat.
Listen to Patsy-Dan Rodgers – the King of Tory, and a fine accordian player and artist – regale you with tales of the island in the Club Sóisialta (social club); sing and dance with the locals at a ceilidh or explore the nooks and crannies of the island that hold secrets of the past.
Before the year bounds on any further, there is something I’ve wanted to share with you for a while, but for one reason or another have only been able to now.
If, like me and many others, you have a dream of selling everything you own and heading off around the world, then read this book with caution as you might just end up living the dream.