“People love to see a landscape from above. Anyone who’s ever visited the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building or the London Eye knows that a bird’s eye view of a famous city is a sight that never leaves you.” David Marks
The Brighton skyline has changed forever last week with the opening of British Airways i360, the world’s first vertical cable car. So what is this futuristic feat of architecture and engineering?
“Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside. I do like to be beside the sea! I do like to stroll upon the Prom, Prom, Prom!” John A. Glover-Kind
It’s no secret that I love spending time down at the coast in Brighton and Hove. I’m extremely lucky that our very good friends have a weekend retreat in Hove and don’t mind having homeless visitors tagging along.
“Romance is everything.” Gertrude Stein
“It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the best things about escaping the Abu Dhabi summer heat and having an extended trip home is catching up with friends. It may mean we are constantly on the move, clocking up mile after mile in the hire car but it’s worth every minute on the road (except my love/hate relationship with the M25) and I am so grateful for all the fantastic hospitality and laughs that this trip has given me/us.