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30 things you didn’t know about me

By January 16, 2017 Thoughts
30 things you didnt know about me

When I turned 40 last year, my friend Kelly set me a challenge – 40 things to do in my year of turning of 40. One of those things was to blog about something that scares me.

If you’re scratching your head and wondering what that’s got to do with ’30 things you didn’t know about me’, welcome to one of my fears – ‘selling myself’, revealing things about myself and writing ‘about’ pages and blog posts! It makes me feel very uncomfortable and exposed as I’m not someone who likes shouting about themselves.

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California dreamin’

By July 30, 2015 Love, Thoughts
Dream trip! The iconic California coast road via wine coast country.com

Dream trip! The iconic California coast road via wine coast country.com

We all have that dream travel destination; the trip of a lifetime bucket list item. We have probably got a picture of it on our fridge, our phone or computer desktop and stare dreamily at it when we are having a bad day and need a bit of inspiration.

For me, it’s the USA.

I have been fascinated by America since I was a child which stems from my dad and his tales of his epic two month road trip across Canada and the States back in the 80’s. I grew up mesmerised by the USA and its culture, favouring American TV shows over our dull British offerings; everything over there seemed vibrant, colourful and cool by comparison. I spent hours pouring over the map, tracing dad’s journey and vowing one day that I would follow in his footsteps.

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