Israel Part Four – The Fun Bus!!

  We found our seats on the back of the bus and off we went. The roads in Nazareth are interesting to say the least: not at all designed for large wide buses, but cheers to the bus driver, he did well, I never did catch his name!! Neil settled himself in and looked upContinue reading “Israel Part Four – The Fun Bus!!”

Israel….Part 3 :)

    We were just about to leave the house, so a quick mental check.  Steph and Juju were at work, Sammy had been picked up, our bags were packed.  I’d managed to organise our flights, the Tour, insurance, three children, the welfare of my father, Sammy’s part time job, car storage, extra hotel andContinue reading “Israel….Part 3 :)”

Israel….My Story, Part 2

  I’ve really grappled with writing this part of the story.  Knowing there is a possibility that the people concerned may read this, I am trying to be as tactful as possible… Things weren’t right.  I was not being heard.  Even though there had been warnings about the trip to Israel and I was tryingContinue reading “Israel….My Story, Part 2”

Israel, My Story

It’s been five and a half years since my first ever trip to Israel. I have wanted to write about my journey for the longest time, but up until recently, anything I wrote just seemed to fall completely short of what I really wanted to convey. Let me take you back on a little bitContinue reading “Israel, My Story”

Dance of Dawn

      A flock of birds fly by at break neck speed as the sound of a car alarm disperse the early morning calm. Engines humming as boats leave the shore to head out to fish the waters of the Hauraki Gulf. Large grey cottony clouds hover over the island of Kawau, the whistleContinue reading “Dance of Dawn”