This Is Not A Drill! Or A Dream.

Alert! I am not on holiday! Yes, ok I haven’t worked in a month and I’ve been having a lovely old time, but I do start my new job tomorrow so it’s a timely reminder that I’m not on holiday here! This is good because it means: 1) I didn’t dream it, I actually did... Continue Reading →

Pet Sitting International

Pet sitting update! What better way to get a feel for a totally new place before jumping into a rental agreement, than pet sitting! I start my first one here soon, and the absolutely delightful lady even picked me up and brought me to the house for lunch and to meet the pooches. One of... Continue Reading →

It’s a left, right? Right. Wait…

Less than a week in, and the feeling of overwhelm has receded to lapping waves rather than crashing tsunamis. After being welcomed into the country by two awesome friends in Auckland, I’ve been shown around my new town by two extremely kind and ridiculously helpful new friends. Oh, and made a canine best pal as... Continue Reading →

Handle With Care

Once you’ve let a child into your heart, they cradle it in their hands. Aw, that sounds sweet doesn’t it? Let’s break it down though. The hands of the little people in my life are proportionally tiny, often sticky, and lacking dexterity. The oldest one is nearly 7 and I still can’t pass anything to... Continue Reading →

Travel Companions

You are raggedy and old, with well worn soles, holes in the side. You are faded and scuffed and past your best. But you have been literally around the world with me and I can't imagine travelling without you. The dunes in Dubai, the gardens in Hong Kong, the train to Chiang Mai, the 6... Continue Reading →

This Too Will Pass

Ok. Why is mental health so difficult for me to write about? I don't really mind talking about it. In fact, more recently I feel like I've challenged myself to talk about it more. But when I come to write about it, everything sounds a bit 'wazzy'. Which is my word for 'a bit pretentious... Continue Reading →

It’s Not Really Goodbye

There are all sorts of emotional good byes happening as I prepare to move again. A perhaps unexpected one has been with The Tiniest Book Club. That's not to downplay thier importance, I simply haven't known these ladies very long. That said, the 'leaving' meet up last Wednesday was tougher than I was imagining. I've... Continue Reading →

Do You Believe In Miracles?

Let me introduce you to the Miracle Morning. Essentially a wonderful plan of making your day more balanced and productive. Set aside one hour to work on yourself – read, exercise, meditate, journal, plan, and see how it transforms your entire day. Your life even. I...Well. I read the book. I even made notes. You... Continue Reading →

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