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Beautiful Day, Isn’t It?

I remember when I was young and my mother mentioned that grownups talked about the weather to make small talk. "What about the weather?" "Oh, just what it was doing, what it might do later." It seemed... unfathomable. As a child, my hobbies were completing jigsaw puzzles, reading books, eating vast amounts of nutella, and… Continue reading Beautiful Day, Isn’t It?

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Regularly scheduled programming

I slide into the booth, trying to untangle my sunglasses from my hair with one hand while I unbutton my coat with the other. “Sorry!” I say, “I know I’m late, but I’ve been hungover as balls for two days and couldn’t get anywhere near my blog, I could only face bad movies and deep… Continue reading Regularly scheduled programming

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Thirteen: Bras, Saw-rey Trav-lahs and Man Hostesses

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems Part Six: Mushroom Brains, Front Naps and Tuna Smashing Part Seven: Entree, Main Course and Dessert Part Eight: Periodicals, Pool… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Thirteen: Bras, Saw-rey Trav-lahs and Man Hostesses

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Twelve: The Wrong Towels, Sporting Challenges and Missing Knickers

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems Part Six: Mushroom Brains, Front Naps and Tuna Smashing Part Seven: Entree, Main Course and Dessert Part Eight: Periodicals, Pool… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Twelve: The Wrong Towels, Sporting Challenges and Missing Knickers

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Eleven: Bottoms, Bubbles and Definite Things

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems Part Six: Mushroom Brains, Front Naps and Tuna Smashing Part Seven: Entree, Main Course and Dessert Part Eight: Periodicals, Pool… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Eleven: Bottoms, Bubbles and Definite Things