will spread west through the day with some patchy rain at times but
gradually easing with some western parts remaining dry. Most areas
will see some brighter spells although parts of Scotland will remain
cloudy. A high of 11degrees, a low of 5degrees.
Alternatively, over the next 24hours we can expect; wind, northwest
veering east 3 or 4, veering southeast later, sea state, moderate
decreasing slight, occasional rain, then mainly fair with moderate or
I've been finding myself waking up exceptionally early and going to
bed rather early since I got home from Oz due to the pretty harsh jet
lag. It's a frustrating feeling being up at half 4 in the morning wide
awake with sod all to do as no one else is awake.
It's been nice and busy back here at home in London as things are
really ramping up for the launch of my book 'Sailing the Dream' on the
18th March. I've had a few photo calls and a number of interviews
which have been good fun. I always find it interesting talking to new
people about the world trip and they're always excited to hear about
this new project which we're embarking on.
I've begun cracking on with all my college work too which as ever is a
priority when I'm not off adventuring or getting up to mischief in
I was in the middle of London, at the heart of the city yesterday and
I couldn't help but think just how unfresh the air in the city is
compared to Australia. it's amazing how polluted it is and I didn't
like it one bit. I imagine Dave in Hong Kong must be having similar
I'm off to run a string of errands today, such as cleaning the car,
going to the waste tip to get rid of a load of junk out our garage and
as per usual going out with friends in the evening. Should be a good
day, especially with these 'brighter spells' we should be getting
later one. However first of all, I need to get out of my big
comfortable bed which is where I'm currently writing this blog from
this morning, typical me. Oh how I'm going to miss this bed with it's
memory foam mattress on the expedition!