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It’s time

If you’d told me three years ago that my poor, long suffering psychologist would still be listening to my woes at the end of 2018, I would have said, No way! (Possibly … Continue reading It’s time

The girl I used to be

There was once a little girl, with golden red curls, a fierce independence, and a fire in her belly. No dream impossible, no fate improbable, no problem insurmountable. Life stretched … Continue reading The girl I used to be

Hypervigilance

We live in an age of labels – attention deficit disorder, asperghers syndrome, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, pain-in-the-arse. All these conditions existed long before they received a formal diagnostic … Continue reading Hypervigilance

Down down down… then up we go

I fell in a hole. Then I crawled back out. It’s 35 days since I touched down on terra firma. Jet lag’s done and dusted, the big adventure receding into … Continue reading Down down down… then up we go

The long road home

The long road home started Tuesday afternoon in Portugal and finished Friday evening in Hobart. It’s the unfun bit of travel – going home. And after three months, it’s the … Continue reading The long road home

Travels in Portugal

At last we arrive at the penultimate travel blog – Portugal. A surprisingly fabulous week, in a surprisingly fabulous country. Confirming the theory that low expectations are almost always exceeded. … Continue reading Travels in Portugal

Travels in Tuscany

After the bright lights and busy streets of Paris, it was time to venture into the Italian countryside and a gorgeous little villa just outside Lucca – a medieval town … Continue reading Travels in Tuscany