Mums Musings

Celebrating Thanksgiving 2019

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

Our Travel Stories

High Beeches Gardens, Handcross

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

Our Travel Stories

Family Traditions

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

Mums Musings

The Family Tree

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

Our Travel Stories

I’m busy doing nothing

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

Keto Journey

30 days in Ketosis

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

Our Travel Stories

Child Free Holiday

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

Tours and Excursion

Sentosa Island – Singapore

The island where the fun never stops! I am still quite shocked, actually gobsmacked to think that before we came to Singapore for the first time back in February people said to us "ooh 10 days in Singapore is too long, you'll be bored" WRONG, Singapore and bored are not two words I would put… Continue reading Sentosa Island – Singapore

Travel Tips

Singapore Taxis

The day Mummy lost her shit............!!TAXI DRIVER FRAUD: Have you ever made a stupid blunder and thought to yourself afterwards "I just KNEW I shouldn't have done that??'" well today was my day. I have taken enough taxi rides in Singapore during our two visits here this year to have a rough idea of how… Continue reading Singapore Taxis