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Things to do on a Short Break in Luz, The Algarve

October 21, 2018

The views were breathtaking. I felt like I was standing on the edge of the world. Looking out to where the sea meets the sky, the sun making the ocean look like it was littered with a thousand sparkling diamonds. Breathing in the salty breeze, I felt so happy. Taking my time to absorb it all. This beauty of nature before me. Turning to continue…

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All Aboard the Latest Bandwagon……

October 19, 2018

I think I need to start this Cuppa and a Chat post with making sure that it is understood that although a little controversial,  no offence is meant in this post whatsoever, and Im talking about SOME people, not all. It is purely my observations, and you know me, I like to throw things I observe open to discussion. I write my Cuppa and a…

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The Lowdown on a Short Break in Luz, The Algarve

October 16, 2018

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 Algarve and we couldn’t have been more excited. It was the first time we had flown from Southend Airport, and a first time visit to…

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How To See Scotland Like a Local

October 7, 2018

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 you and offers to show you around. They will give you the low down on the tea/coffee machines, tell you the quirks of the office…

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Permission to Pause – with The Natural Wellness Box

October 3, 2018

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 felt like a kings ransom. Mr Fairchild, my very stern and very posh manager, handed my wage slip to me, and glancing down and seeing…

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Bloggers – Have You Fallen into The Vanity Metrics Trap?

September 29, 2018

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 I just wanted to do a little series sharing my findings. Im no expert, never claim to be, but, because of my background, I do…

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Why I Feel Travel IS Key to Growth and Wellbeing

September 25, 2018

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? There has even been studies on it which you can see here. Travel has had a HUGE impact on the person I am today. A lot of the things that have made me question the way I thought, or made…

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Road Trip With a Difference – The Scottish Highlands

September 19, 2018

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 6 days in Scotland we saw rain one day, for about an hour. Give me a bagpipe and call me a Highland Coo, we had…

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Climbing Ben Nevis – Conquering More Than A Mountain

September 13, 2018

  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 the sign, Welcome to Ben Nevis. This was it. It was happening. We were attempting to hike to the top of the UK’s biggest mountain,…

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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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