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

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