• The Mermaid Inn – Rye

    “If you wake at midnight, and hear a horses feet, Dont go drawing back the …

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  • My Blogging Year Round Up

    Well, what a year! I think 2018 will be for me, the year that brought with …

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  • A Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea – Essex

    Walking in through the double wooden doors, not knowing what was beyond them, felt like …

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  • Gifts That Give Back – Conscious Giving

      Look at any shops, blogs, youtubers etc, and they will all be doing a …

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  • All Aboard the Latest Bandwagon……
    cuppa and chat

    All Aboard the Latest Bandwagon……

    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.…

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    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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