Couple travel: a packing list

June 5, 2017

My husband and I are on a 6 month traveling sabbatical through South America, UK and Europe. We’re coming up to the end of our South America leg, so this post has been a long time…

The Lares Trek

May 24, 2017

The Lares Trek in Peru was both the hardest thing I’ve done, and the best thing I’ve done in my life. The Lares Trek is a 33 kilometre (or 34, or 35, depending on who you…

Sabbatical overwhelm

March 14, 2017

I’m writing this on a Saturday morning. I did half an hour of yoga earlier. Part of me was screaming, ‘What?! You have no time for yoga! There’s too much to do!’ The other part of me,…

What is a sabbatical? And why go?

March 11, 2017

In three weeks, my husband and I will board a flight bound for South America and our six month sabbatical will begin. I wondered whether I should publish this post. Not everyone will agree or support…

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Over a cuppa: January 2017

February 10, 2017

‘Over a cuppa’ is about taking time out from the busyness to remember and share the little things and feel-good moments from the every day that brought me a smile. It is also a space for…