24 Hour Layover in Singapore

Any plans I had of gallivanting all over Singapore, climbing up skyscrapers and sipping Singapore Slings on rooftop bars have been scuppered by the horrendous jet lag. My flight with Singapore Air was wonderful. The staff were so friendly and attentive, the seats were spacious, and I was lucky enough to have a row of…

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My first outdoor climb

We weren’t born to live in concrete boxes, spend 3 hours a day commuting in metal boxes with our bodies pressed against those of strangers in suits and send 8 hours a day in front of a screen under fluorescent lights. We’re meant to be outdoors, in nature using our bodies and minds and enriching…

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A Little Luxury in Rome

I am currently blogging from my luxurious double bed at the Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome. The mattress is so comfortable it is absorbing my body weight like a hug, and numerous pillows surround my head. Dramatic red and gold floor to ceiling curtains cover the window and the walls are adorned with similarly hued…

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How to fail at walking from Salisbury to Amesbury but still have a great day

I love London, really I do. It is a very special city and at the moment I am quite content living here, but there are some things that are lacking. In my South London neighbourhood, the only pieces of nature I come into contact with most days are the trees and grassy knolls that border…

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Doing Cardiff like a blogger

This past weekend, I attended Traverse Events travel bloggers conference, held at Cardiff City Stadium. As a very amateur blogger, mostly just read by friends and family, but as someone who loves to share my travel experiences, it seemed like a great opportunity. An opportunity to get better what I do and an opportunity to…

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Fun, fabric and family

It’s time to leave to the old US of A and it has been a magical trip. Holly and I spent another day exploring Manhattan, starting with a morning in Greenwich Village, poking around in shops, stopping for coffee and weaving through the streets. We stopped for lunch in a little pizzeria where the enormous…

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Another Mimosa Please

It has been another wonderful day in New York City and I’m getting more and more tempted to take advantage of my American citizenship and move here. We started this morning with a visit to Brooklyn flea market in Industry City. It was in a huge warehouse and there were stalls selling everything from vintage…

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