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Fire at Northbank - Onamalutu. by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I awoke this morning to the smell of smoke. I picked up my iPad to find messages to ask if I were okay and wondered what the fuss was. The fuss was bigger than I thought. Ju ... Read on »
Amersfoort, Netherlands by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Despite crashing straight away the night before, I was still wide awake at 5am. I rested a few more hours then got up and showered, then moved my stuff back up into Anne’s a ... Read on »
Kinderdijk and Gouda, Netherlands by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I fell asleep immediately the night before, and woke up thinking I had had 8 hours – felt so refreshed – to only find it was only 1.24am! Gah. Fell asleep again and woke a ... Read on »
Utrecht by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The flight got in a bit early, and getting through passport control took some time, which was a first in the Netherlands – usually it’s quite quick.  While waiting to get ... Read on »
Auckland to Guangzhou, China by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The first leg of the flight was lovely - new plane, plenty of leg room and it was empty!  I was able to stretch out over 3 seats and get some sleep, but I didn't sleep as ... Read on »
Homeward Bound 2013. by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness What a wonderful trip I had in 2013. I met new friends, rekindled old ones, had a wonderful time with all. I love travelling with my daughter. She looks after me well an ... Read on »
Day Two of Singapore - Evening... by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Singapore has a lot to offer, great food, city sights, rainforest, wildlife, zoos, ... Read on »
Homeward Journey - Singapore by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The apartment and pool complex at night... Read on »
Last day in Florence by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness And an ancient door.  I'm wonder if that was a cat door at the bottom...' Read on »
Florence, Italy. by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Ruisdael's favorite subjects are simple woodland scenes, similar to those of Everdingen and Hobbema. He is especially noted as a painter ... Read on »
Our first afternoon in Florence... by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The River Arno, which cuts through the old part of the city, is as much a character in Florentine history as many of the people who lived there. Historically, the lo ... Read on »
Siena, Italy by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Lots of alleyways to explore here.. Steven doing the Monster of Siena monsterfication..  The view from where the people above are looking out to t ... Read on »
Tuscany - Montepulciano and Pienza by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Montepulciano is a medieval and Renaissance hill town and comune in the Italian province of Siena in southern Tuscany. It sits high on a 605-metre (1,985 ft) limesto ... Read on »
Arnhem and Kroller-Muller by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I got up really early – 6.00am and went to the station with Anne.  Anne got off the train at Utrecht, and I carried on to Arnhem.  I was there over an hour before Arthur w ... Read on »
Amsterdam - a Day of just Pottering... by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It was cold, wet and miserable in Amsterdam and My foot was terribly sore so I stayed in bed until 9.30am.  Got up, tidied up, packed a bit, sorted washing, washed the whi ... Read on »
An hour in Zagreb... by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness However, Zagreb is an interesting city and the largest in Croatia. Zagreb is a city with a rich history dating from the Roman times to the present day. ... Read on »
A Day in the Plitvice Lakes, National Park by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We slowly made our way down to the boats.  By 2pm – it was cold, raining, and we ... Read on »
Our First Afternoon at Plitvice Lakes by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We were staying in the Plitivice Lakes Village, just past a little town called Korenica, which was the scene of a huge massacre in the war.  Bullet holes could s ... Read on »