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Wisley Gardens, Surrey U.K 

As with most months this year; July has gone by in a flash. I leave for Kent in two days (I am doing a four week Acting course with The National Youth Theatre, a post or two on that to come…) and I still have 101 things to get done before I go. Sadly, yet again… Continue reading Wisley Gardens, Surrey U.K 

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia  

A few snaps from my recent visit to Plitvice Lakes in Croatia. It was absolutely mind-blowing and the photos do not do it justice. 16 lakes can be seen from the surface; separated into upper and lower clusters, formed by runoff from the mountains. (Thanks Wikipedia..). Lakes, mountains and waterfalls all in one short mesmerising… Continue reading Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia  

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The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

“They see the good, embrace the joys and laugh -louder than everyone else- at the funny”. I just spent seven days in Croatia with two of the happiest, most hilarious women I’ve ever known. Maia’s Grandmas. So full of beans, I at one point asked if one of them was taking anything. Nope, just high… Continue reading The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

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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