Around the globe AGAIN in 2020 It's almost a year to the day that Cameron and I set off for our first circumnavigation around the globe. Little did we know then that in 12 months time we would be getting ready to do it all over again (plan A had been for him to return… Continue reading A new adventure is about to begin
When I look back on 2019 I can't quite believe all the places we have been and everything we have done, it's truly been incredible and I don't take a single moment for granted. Looking back these are just a few of our 2019 highlights, our first circumnavigation of the globe (and then some more!)… Continue reading Getting ready for 2020 adventures…..
Some of my British friends think it's a little strange that we as a family celebrate Thanksgiving here in the UK but this has become a ritual in our lives for the last 11 years now and with our ever increasing busy lives it is a lovely opportunity to re-connect with our nearest and dearest,… Continue reading Celebrating Thanksgiving 2019
Autumn in full glory.. High Beeches Gardens are situated on the B112 in Handcross, West Sussex RH17 6HQ and are open to the public every day except Wednesdays. April - October 1pm - 5pm November 10am - 3pm December 10am - 4pm A couple of weeks ago I was arranging a funeral ceremony for a… Continue reading High Beeches Gardens, Handcross
Home & Away (No, not the Australian soap opera!) Having circumnavigated the globe this year taking a particular interest in history and rituals around the world, it's actually made me more appreciative of my home county and our own little family rituals. I've often moaned about living in Sussex, but actually it has absolutely everything… Continue reading Family Traditions
Tracing my family back to my Spiritual Home..Back in May 2006 I was privileged to take a trip to Cape Cod, Massachusetts to perform Verdi's Requiem when I was a member of the Royal Choral Society in London. I confess that before that trip I didn't really even know where Cape Cod was and yet… Continue reading The Family Tree
Barbados - Sun, Sea, Sand...and cocktails ! Not going to lie, all those months travelling with a 7 year old (6 when we set out) was hard going at times, add to the mix providing him with an education and running my business remotely, it was pretty full on and as amazing as the whole… Continue reading I’m busy doing nothing
No, it's not some far away Greek Island (although that would have been my preferred option!) What a month August has proved to to be, although I have technically been 'home' I don't think I have spent more than 4 consecutive nights in my own bed! Life has felt a little out of control for… Continue reading 30 days in Ketosis
I am sooooooooooo excited. I am actually having a weeks holiday CHILD FREE. Now don't get me wrong I love both my kids to bits, but having spent the last 13 months 1:1 with a 7 yr old (6 when we started out) my brain is completely frazzled. As well behaved as he is he… Continue reading Child Free Holiday
Have you ever been a member of a slimming club when someone has been away on holiday for a week or two and you know they would have gained a few pounds while they have been away? Now magnify that over 13 months - yep, I wrongly assumed that calories consumed outside of the U.K.… Continue reading The start of a new journey!