Meganisi Port, aboard the “Sophia”.
1.30am. Sleeping arrangements have just been urgently revised.
We are in Meganisi port in Greece. It is 1am. There are about 50 boats all politely moored in a row up against the jetty. All is pin-drop quiet.More
We are in a taverna on the island of Meganisi.
Lefkada, 5pm and I’m standing on a jetty. My husband, his sister and her husband are standing on the boat that is to be our home for a week.More
THURSDAY evening and I am just two sleeps away from the holiday of a lifetime: Greek islands! On a boat! Hurrah!!More
SUNDAY, 11pm. Home, in bed.
“You keep staring into space,” my husband says, rustling the sports pages.
“It’s unnerving. Where’s your book?”
SUNDAY, 7pm. The sun is still shining and my husband and I are making impromptu plans for the evening: short coastal walk, swim and a meal out in a newly-opened restaurant.More
Friday night, and my eldest daughter is home before leaving soon to do a master’s in cognitive neuropsychology at Edinburgh.More
MONDAY morning, and I have the house phone to hand when it rings.More
Saturday, 7pm, London.
Due to work commitments, my husband must fly home tomorrow. My daughter and I, however, do not need to return until the following day.