Month: May 2010

Almost getting arrested

Before I explain about our entanglement with the Galapagos police, I should describe my life prior to landing on this idyllic island. I lived in Liverpool. Liverpool, as many people know, is a beautiful city in the north of England stuffed with culture, humour and fun. But it is still home to around 430,000 people. […]


The Boat People

While I was as weak as a newborn kitten for the first few days after my illness, I soon made a full recovery and island life settled into its familiar routine. Lucia is absent from school, which makes it all very peaceful. The supply teacher, Jenny, doesn’t speak English and doesn’t seem to like teaching […]


Ending up in hospital…

I have discovered there is something annoying about writing a blog. Unfortunately, if you write a blog, you have to make a vague stab at being truthful even when you’ve plumbed previously inconceivable depths of idiocy. This blog should be about the Saturday I spent snorkelling with baby sealions and ploughing through dark and choppy […]