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The Day We Caught the Train: Part 1

Oooh boy, yesterday’s post was HEAV-VEE. Emotionally draining to unload about my depresh (and probs emotionally a bit draining to read) so let’s do something CUTE today. Something fluffy. Something marshmallowy. Oooh. I know. I’ll tell you about the time Annie and I took a train trip. Well, I’ll try. When we went to Fiji… Continue reading The Day We Caught the Train: Part 1

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Friday 21 September All you can eat breakfast buffet. For some people, they hear these words and delight at the idea of fresh fruits and yoghurt. They might even consider getting a bran muffin,… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers

Catch up with ‘Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats’ here! Thursday 20 September I wake up. Head fuzzy. Where am I? It’s dark. Ohmygod. There’s a woman. Right there. She’s tall. Thin and tall. She’s staring at me. Watching me sleep. Seriously, where am I?! Who is this stranger?! Is she going to kill me?!… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers

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Preparing for international travel

Despite the fact that I’m leaving for Fiji tomorrow, I haven’t even started thinking about packing. You’d think that a child of divorce would have this stuff down pat, right? Every second weekend was spent at Dad’s house, so surely I’d be able to get the necessities into a bag with minimal fuss? No. My… Continue reading Preparing for international travel

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Expanding one’s mind through travel

They say travel broadens the mind. They say that meeting new people and having new experiences can fundamentally change who you are. I’m not sure who ‘they’ are, but I imagine ‘they’ are intelligent, worldly types, who wear jewellery fashioned out of Nepalese tree bark, while they drink obscure teas and pepper conversations with stories of… Continue reading Expanding one’s mind through travel