The Lowdown on a Short Break in Luz, The Algarve
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The Lowdown on a Short Break …

It was a foggy, dark morning last week that we arrived at Southend airport, the early hour adding to the silence that fog seems to encourage. My Mum and I were off for a short break to Luz, in the…

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How To See Scotland Like a Local
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How To See Scotland Like a …

There is something very comforting and reassuring about being shown around somewhere new by someone that knows the place isn’t there. Like when you start a new job. If you are lucky, there is usually someone who takes pity on…

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Permission to Pause – with The Natural Wellness Box
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Permission to Pause – with The Natural …

The very first time that I entered a beauty treatment room, was when I had been paid my first full months wage from my job with Lloyds Bank. I was 16, and a full months wage hitting my bank account…

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Bloggers – Have You Fallen into The Vanity Metrics Trap?
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Bloggers – Have You Fallen into The …

Know the Difference Between The Things That Feed Your Soul, and The Things That feed Your Ego. I decided to do a little post specifically for bloggers. I feel that I have learnt so much on my blogging journey, and…

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Why I Feel Travel Can be the Key to Growth and Wellbeing
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Why I Feel Travel Can be …

I write about travel, but I also write about well being and personal growth, and I feel that the two things are interlinked. Do you? Travel has had a HUGE impact on the person I am today. A lot of…

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Road Trip With a Difference – The Scottish Highlands
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Road Trip With a Difference – The …

We had been warned about the famous Scottish rain. We had been told that Scotland only experiences 57 totally dry days a year where the ground isn’t soaked with rain. Well. The weather Gods were shining on us. In our…

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Climbing Ben Nevis – Conquering More Than A Mountain
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Climbing Ben Nevis – Conquering More Than …

  Stepping out of the car, the butterflies in my stomach were dancing the quickstep. Rolling and pitching, producing a feeling of half excitement, half terror. Nervous laughter went round the four of us as we looked up and saw…

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My Midlife Super Power Is Wearing Two Invisibility Cloaks
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My Midlife Super Power Is Wearing …

Its Cuppa and a chat time people, and this one is a little personal for me. I hope thats ok! Have you ever seen Wonder Woman and me in the same room? No? Well there is a reason for this…….Well,…

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Boa vista, Cape Verde – An Island of Two Sides
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Boa vista, Cape Verde – An Island …

We have just returned from 12 days on the Cape verde island of Boa Vista. If you don’t know where Cape verde is, its a collection of 10 islands, around a 6 hour flight from London, just off the coast…

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