June

In June

  May and June blended together for me because I was out of the country. That makes me seem like a sophisticated world traveller, which I am not! Rom’s mum had been in and out of hospitals throughout the winter

June

In June

  May and June blended together for me because I was out of the country. That makes me seem like a sophisticated world traveller, which I am not! Rom’s mum had been in and out of hospitals throughout the winter

En route!

Little London Recap

I am lucky enough to visit London annually with Rom since his family is nearby. I’ve been over many times (I think 7 now) and try to do something new each visit. Our stay in London started with a bang when

En route!

Little London Recap

I am lucky enough to visit London annually with Rom since his family is nearby. I’ve been over many times (I think 7 now) and try to do something new each visit. Our stay in London started with a bang when

The poster for the Hip Hop exhibit at the Institut Arabe. I think it is stunning!

Paris! Part 2 of 2

We arrived in Paris on a Wednesday afternoon and left on Friday afternoon, 48 hours later, so Thursday was our Big Day Out! We had a teensy bit of time over breakfast to see what was going on. Unfortunately, we

The poster for the Hip Hop exhibit at the Institut Arabe. I think it is stunning!

Paris! Part 2 of 2

We arrived in Paris on a Wednesday afternoon and left on Friday afternoon, 48 hours later, so Thursday was our Big Day Out! We had a teensy bit of time over breakfast to see what was going on. Unfortunately, we

Tour Eiffel and Pont d'Iena

Paris! Part 1 of 2

Early in May, Rom and I booked a vacation that included a visit to his parents, two days in Paris and three in London. We booked flights and hotels and Eurostar train tickets, and I marked some major tourist spots

Tour Eiffel and Pont d'Iena

Paris! Part 1 of 2

Early in May, Rom and I booked a vacation that included a visit to his parents, two days in Paris and three in London. We booked flights and hotels and Eurostar train tickets, and I marked some major tourist spots

Roadsides everywhere

Travel – A Leafy Start (Sussex UK)

Thanks for checking on me during my unexpected 4 week absence. Special thanks to new readers who followed this blog when I was barely posting! Rom and I ended up in the UK much earlier than planned due to family matters;

Roadsides everywhere

Travel – A Leafy Start (Sussex UK)

Thanks for checking on me during my unexpected 4 week absence. Special thanks to new readers who followed this blog when I was barely posting! Rom and I ended up in the UK much earlier than planned due to family matters;

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A Paris

  A whirlwind 48 hours in Paris with no preparation whatsoever (!)  28C, loving it! Have been walking in and around everywhere & indulging in good food while taking in the sights. I will have a macaron for each of you

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A Paris

  A whirlwind 48 hours in Paris with no preparation whatsoever (!)  28C, loving it! Have been walking in and around everywhere & indulging in good food while taking in the sights. I will have a macaron for each of you

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In May

Our snow had only just melted by May 1! Needless to say, Spring was more than a month delayed. Cool weather continued and flowers were excruciatingly slow to appear. On the plus side, I was able to do a month’s

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In May

Our snow had only just melted by May 1! Needless to say, Spring was more than a month delayed. Cool weather continued and flowers were excruciatingly slow to appear. On the plus side, I was able to do a month’s

Source: http://tapastic.com/episode/1466

The Male Gaze

When I was a teen, I was flattered by male attention. Whenever I went out in public, I wanted all eyes on me, and I hoped to “meet boys.” I liked getting looks and comments, whether appreciative or sexual. They

Source: http://tapastic.com/episode/1466

The Male Gaze

When I was a teen, I was flattered by male attention. Whenever I went out in public, I wanted all eyes on me, and I hoped to “meet boys.” I liked getting looks and comments, whether appreciative or sexual. They

The type of closet referred to in the book. Photo: sakura-house.com

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have

The type of closet referred to in the book. Photo: sakura-house.com

Magic of Tidying Up?

At long last I have read the Marie Kondo book so I can weigh in! It has been a publishing sensation, selling millions. As you would guess, it’s a short book about decluttering, organizing and storing your stuff. I have