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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 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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A Little Life Update: Play-Time, The National Youth Theatre & Poland

I know, I’ve been a bad blogger. In the blogging world, leaving your blog unattended for over two whole weeks is a big no-no. But hey ho, I’m back now, and I intend to stick around on more of a consistent basis. ( She says, re-calling saying the exact same thing just a few short… Continue reading A Little Life Update: Play-Time, The National Youth Theatre & Poland

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Spreading the Hand-Made Love

It has been far too long. 32 days to be exact, since I last posted on the blog. And it feels like longer. The play (Glorious, possibly the most wonderful, awesome, hilarious production I’ve ever been a part of) finished three weeks ago and I seem to have lost my flow rather since I took a… Continue reading Spreading the Hand-Made Love

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Happiness by Design: Now, Do It Now!

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.” ― Leonardo da Vinci January has flown by just like I knew it would. My first performance of the play “Glorious!” is tonight and it hasn’t quite sunk in that we’re going to have an audience of 100+ people sat watching us. I’m excited, scared and… Continue reading Happiness by Design: Now, Do It Now!