Tuesday, 19 July 2011

A week in Fethiye

Finally, I get back to sitting down at my laptop. I cant believe how fast time has gone! One whole month since my last post.....EEEEEEEEEEK!

I've had a pretty hectic month. Returning back to "the show" after vacation took some getting used to. However, getting back into a regular routine was put on hold as I ended up getting injured. Nothing serious and all is fine now. A twisted pelvis from some of the bungee work which meant lots of pain when trying to dance. Just a little bump in the road,  but after lots of physio and pain relief I'm back in the game!!!

I also had some time away with my family. Something that I haven't done in a while, due to working out of the country for the past five years.
I joined my Mum, Dad and younger sister on their holiday to Turkey for a week. We stayed in a little town called Fethiye and got to spend a week eating delicious food and visiting so many interesting places.



The weather was fantastic and really gave me a boost of energy!
It really was an amazing week and i loved visiting the nearby islands and seeing so much wildlife along the way.  It really was such a treat for me when we happened to spot a sea turtle. We were able to watch it for a good five minutes as it swam and fed in the shallow water of the harbour.


 Whilst away I  also spent a good amount of time at the side of our swimming pool reading some wonderful books:



 

The Celestine Prophecy and Tuesdays with Morrie are two of my favourite books, I have read them both many many times.
I first read The Celestine Prophecy about six years ago when I was going through a bit of a "down" time. It really broke me out of my bout of depression and made me look at things from a different angle. It really speaks to me and I always seem to come back to it when I want to feel a little more balanced.

Tuesdays with Morrie. Such a touching book and like the Celestine Prophecy gives me a different take on life. It really is a MUST!!! I would recommend it to any and everybody! These are two books that I always come back to time and time again.

Finally, Kathy Griffins book!
All I can say is this lady TICKLES me!!!
Such a funny read. I'm a huge fan of KG. Shes so frank and quick with her humour. Sometimes too far for some people,  but you have to give it to her for pushing boundaries.
I became a big fan of hers since watching her reality television series "My life on the D list" and her phrase 'SUCK IT' has kind of become my motto over the past few weeks. (I think that's why I needed the other two books to level me out! )


4 comments:

  1. Ah lovely to see you back in Blogland, mind you I haven't posted for a long time either.

    How exciting Turkey. Me, wife and son are off there on 8th August for 2 weeks. I keep checking the weather whilst stuck in the uk, it is a lovely 30 at present. Am trying to work out what project to take with me in crafty terms. I am thinking my granny square blanket and maybe some socks.

    Very impressed you read 3 books in a week!! I struggle to read one book a month lol.

    Re Mollie Makes, nothing wrong with liking it although I can imagine you'd get teased. Penny (wifee) teases me about my crafty ness and i'm 43 (shhhh) don't tell anyone though. xx

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  2. Hi, pleased to hear your injury wasn't too serious and you are better now. Your holiday in Turkey sounds wonderful. I'm off next week - having a stay at home week and hoping for good weather for picnics and plenty of crocheting, reading and relaxing! xx

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  4. I am glad you liked Fethiye. For sure, it was a tasty and relaxing vacation!

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