On Saturday morning I met up with a friend and some randoms for our not-so-regular brunch club. Anyone and everyone is welcome and this time we had 5 people. After brunch, Rachel – who had come down from Cambridge for the weekend – said she was headed to the Cheese and Wine Festival in the East Village. Cushla and I quickly jumped on that idea and invited ourselves along because, well, CHEESE!
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At the start of February I was lucky enough to be chosen to be the Personal Assistant on a ski course in Colorado with the charity Back Up
Back Up was set up over 30 years ago by a bloke named Mike Nemesvary, who was a James Bond stunt double and former British and European Freestyle Champion! Back Up supports individuals who have had a spinal injury and their families. They hold a range of different activity courses from going back-to-work to skiing.
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The first weekend in November saw the Australian Rugby Union team face off against the Welsh. We were lucky enough to secure tickets for the game so decided to make a bit of a weekend of it and headed for Cardiff early on Friday morning.
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The November travel link up topic is:
This is quite a open ended topic, but as I have just spent some time in the US I decided to go with…
A Perfect Sunset
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I just returned to London after a whirlwind 6 week trip in the states with 3 of my best friends.
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What to do on the long weekend in August? Cara, Cushla and I decided to headed upwards to the Athens of the North – Edinburgh!
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This month the travel link up topic is all about food! Anyone who knows me knows that I love food and wont back down from unusual foods.
Being Coeliac I do miss out on some yummy foods (no Krispy Kremes here) but last year I travelled to Cambodia and was able to try so much of the local cuisine there. From the Spider wine to the tarantulas, Cambodia was delicious!
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This month’s travel linkup topic is Home.
It got me thinking as to what makes a place feel like home to me.
Although a lot of people have connections with the physical place, home to me has more to do with the people and the sense of belonging you get.
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As some may know, I have returned to the lively city that is my second home – London.
Even before I had arranged to come back on my second visa (thankyou British grandparents!) my London friends were sending me links and invitations to some great events happening in the UK this Summer.
The main event we booked was the Grand Finale Day of the Royal Ascot Races on June 18th.
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Yesterday I decided to try my hand at baking the traditional English delight that is Scones.
After scouring the vast gluten free library that is Coeliac Disease in Australia on Facebook, I found a simple recipe containing just 3 ingredients!
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