Tales about me, and all the fine people and fantastic places in my little world

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

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