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Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin One little adventure I will always remember fondly was our day trip to Austin. It was one of those funny days where the journey seemed more fun than the actual… Continue reading Texas Roadtrip Adventures: SMITHVILLE

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Lessons From My Daughter: Riding on a Shitting-Star

“Raspberries are blown, there’s a lot of excitable screaming, and kisses are flying everywhere.” Last night I had one of those conversations with Maia that I just want to replay over and over in my mind. Several conversations actually. One of my favourite parts of the day is just after I’ve given Maia her bath,… Continue reading Lessons From My Daughter: Riding on a Shitting-Star

A COLOURFUL LIFE · THE ART OF HAPPINESS · travel

Lunching, Brunching and Sproutsing in Houston Texas

“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.” ― Orson Welles Just a few moments of my culinary adventure whilst in Houston.. Lunching, brunching, and Supermarketing. B: “Do you want a photo outside this sweet store?”.. Me: “…You just know me so well.” At the Japanese Grill: This was one… Continue reading Lunching, Brunching and Sproutsing in Houston Texas

A COLOURFUL LIFE · THE ART OF HAPPINESS · travel

London to Houston, Texas: 7 Reasons To Love Flying

My Houston stay was fabulous, and I have plenty to share blog-post-wise documenting my actual trip. But before I get into the road-trips, gym-bodies and yummy food, I have to point out that flying happens to be right up there on my things-I-love-about-travelling-list. I give you 7 reasons why I love being up in the air… Continue reading London to Houston, Texas: 7 Reasons To Love Flying

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53 Questions with Super-Foods Lover, Homemaker and Mother of two, Berlyn Fry

“Friendship is about quality not quantity, it’s about the people you surround yourself with.” Texas was a freakin dream. Not because of the gorgeous weather, or all the yummy food, or the pool where I swam lengths in the glorious sunshine…but because I got to spend quality time with one of my favourite people. She’s someone… Continue reading 53 Questions with Super-Foods Lover, Homemaker and Mother of two, Berlyn Fry

A COLOURFUL LIFE · CONFESSIONS · THE ART OF HAPPINESS

Confessions of a Single Mother: Filling Up Your Cup

I don’t even know where to begin on this blog post as it’s been so long and I’ve got a list of about 40 blog posts to write. It feels like day one all over again, as if I’m starting a brand new blog. I just recently got back from Texas, where I spent ten… Continue reading Confessions of a Single Mother: Filling Up Your Cup

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Maia’s Adventures: Darling Don’t Stretch the Worm

“A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson It was cold, wet and grey but none of this really stops a three year old wanting to run around outside. One thing Maia particularly enjoys is hunting for wriggly worms (my Aunty’s idea, not mine, I simply stood there trying to appear un-phased… Continue reading Maia’s Adventures: Darling Don’t Stretch the Worm