‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan

I first read ‘Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe’ by Jenny Colgan just after I turned 26 years old.  It was a beautiful gift from a lovely, thoughtful friend whom I had only met months earlier.  I was living in Hong Kong at the time and (sadly) not loving it.  I was at a point in […]

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25 Simple Things to be Happier

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is prosperous and filled with love, laughter and good health. I’m going in to this year with no expectations.  I want to simply be grateful for each new day, to go with the flow and be ready for whatever life throws at me. I also want to do the […]

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My Pretty Sydney Turned 5…

… in September and I didn’t get a chance to tell you! I was too busy traveling or working that I couldn’t stop to sit down and reflect.  But at the end of another busy year, I finally have some time to write an anniversary post and tell you about my lack of direction with […]

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My Tips for Safari in Botswana

Accomodation:  The rooms were just beautiful and two of the three had four walls, the last camp (Okavango) had 3 walls and a canvas tent situation for one wall which was a bit scary.  But the room was on stilts so it felt safe… The camps are in the middle of the national parks and […]

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Camp Okavango Delta in Botswana

This camp (also by Desert and Delta) was based on the myriad of waterways created by the rainfall from Angola.  There are no jeep safari game drives here.  Instead you can take a canoe ride or boat cruise on the delta, or a walking safari through the jungle.  We opted for the boat cruise only […]

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