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Boa vista, Cape Verde – An Island of Two Sides

September 7, 2018

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 of Africa. An increasingly popular holiday destination now, but the islands have a rather dark past as in the 1400’s, they were used to trade…

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The World is Your Oyster – My Reminder of Positivity

August 25, 2018

A little different tale from me today, but one that I hope gives you a little insight into my mind, and why I have such a drive to travel and experience life. I also have the chance for you to win the most beautiful sterling silver bangle, so read on. The World is Your Oyster has become a kind of mantra for me, and recently,…

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Experience Boa Vista, Cape Verde – Choose Happy

August 16, 2018

The people of Cape Verde, we have nothing. However, we are happy. We choose to be happy This was said to me by a most wonderful man that we met in the village of Povoacao Velha , in Boa Vista. We had arrived in the village on quads that we had hired, covered in dust from the one road that cut through the baron, luna…

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Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea – Practically Perfect at Aqua Shard London

August 13, 2018

“Open different doors. You may find another you there, that you never knew was yours. Anything can happen” I love this quote from the Mary Poppins film. As a little girl I think it was possibly the first time that I realised anything was possible. That we shouldn’t ever write ourselves off. I have always remembered it, and Mary Poppins was my hero for a…

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A Controversial Topic – Are Bloggers Bribing People??

August 11, 2018

Organic growth. Real following. Engaged audience. All terms banded about in the blogosphere every day. Now, this one is a post that has sat in my drafts for about 10 months. The reason being that I really, really didn’t want it to cause offence, or feel like its my strong opinion or make anyone feel a bit crappy. I have no strong opinion on it…

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Urban Decay BackTalk Palette – A Perfect Holiday Makeup Item

August 5, 2018

So, for fear of being one of those people, can I please start this with a blatant beg?? I have finally, after about eight months of trying, managed to implement a newsletter onto the blog. I cannot tell you how happy this makes me, as me and technology are not usually friends! But, I did it all by myself, and I am happy about that…

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If We Were Having Coffee…

July 17, 2018

I decided I would write one of these posts, inspired by my gorgeous friend and fellow blogger, Janelle from The Nelly bean. You must check her out, she is amazing. I also did an Instagram post with the same title, so I thought Id make it a post. If we were having coffee is a chatty post, that maybe fills in some blanks for you…

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Salzburg – My Top Six Things to Do and See

July 13, 2018

So we have discussed the basics, shared some hints and tips, now its time for the meat on the bones. The part we all go to new places and cities for. The culture. The scenery. The architecture. The feeling of being scared out of your mind because your husband thinks its a “fun idea” to go 5000 feet up a mountain……more on that one later!…

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Creating A Peaceful Hotel Style bedroom for better sleep

July 9, 2018

Some would say I am lucky. Some would say that they wish they were able to survive on the few hours sleep that I can. However, every few weeks I crash and burn, and either get ill, or feel unmotivated and lacking in energy. This is because I drift through my day-to-day life on about 4/5 hours sleep a night! Something is gonna give at…

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Im Kerry, a UK based blogger, floundering my way through my 40's. I mostly blog about travel and lifestyle, but as a lover of life, you could find any snippets of my life and loves

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