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“Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

I’ve noticed a bit of a theme developing recently with some of the comments Maia makes, in particular reference to my chest area. It’s only very occasionally, not everyday, and we’re still at the point where we all find it quite funny; so all I can do is share the amusement and hope as she… Continue reading “Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

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London: Crowded Museums, Harrods Food Hall and Hyde Park

I never tire of trips to London; particularly when I get to play tourist. Last Saturday Isa and I went – despite the mild concerns of my parents-  to continue with our steady stream of Museums started in Oxford the day before. First stop: The V&A. We didn’t stay for long; there is a huge amount… Continue reading London: Crowded Museums, Harrods Food Hall and Hyde Park

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Oxford, U.K Part II: The Botanical Gardens

A few snaps of our little visit to The Botanical Gardens in Oxford. As with all the places mentioned in my previous Oxford post, if you’re ever in the city, the gardens are well worth a visit. AND I’M FREEEEEEEEE Seeing these two together was adorable. “SACK OF POTATOES, LETS PLAY SACK OF POTATOES AGAIN!!”.… Continue reading Oxford, U.K Part II: The Botanical Gardens

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Oxford, U.K Part 1: Please-Touch Museums, Stunning Chapels and Quirky Colourful Streets

Above: The High Street, Oxford  It’s Monday afternoon and I have a few minutes to squeeze in a blog post before going to pick Maia up. So I’ll throw in a few photos of my recent trip to Oxford and call it a post. A very visual post.. My Spanish friend Isa came to stay… Continue reading Oxford, U.K Part 1: Please-Touch Museums, Stunning Chapels and Quirky Colourful Streets

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The Colourful Kind: What is your message?

I’ve been reading a lot about blogging recently; in particular, the book; The Million Dollar Blog. There’s a section where you have to fill out your vision, your message, your purpose. And I just thought f***. What is my message? Am I such a shitty blogger for not having a clear message? A clear purpose?… Continue reading The Colourful Kind: What is your message?

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The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart”. – Confucius Today I am rushing around preparing the house for the arrival of my lovely Spanish friend Isabel tomorrow. We met in 2007 when my Spanish teacher Mrs Wood showed me her photograph and informed me she would be my Spanish exchange. (She also told me… Continue reading The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

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Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

I just came from a rather..energising meditation session. Now I do not partake in this activity regularly. It has not yet become part of my daily routine, but after today’s session; it absolutely will have to be crammed in there somewhere. After reading The Universe Has Your Back, The Inner Fix, Light is the New Black… Continue reading Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.