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Toby - a poem


An island idyll:

Cobble-sand streets

softly crumbling down

to the pearl-white beach

– bright as the inside

of the coconut

whose milk we sucked through straws… 82 more words

Creative Writing

Things to do in Port Elizabeth No. 13: Hike the Lady Slipper

(english version below)

32 Kilometer auswärts der Stadt befindet sich ein Bergreservat, das gegen einen kleinen Eintritt von 1,50 € besucht werden kann. Mit festen Schuhwerk im Gepäck haben wir uns auf den Weg dorthin gemacht, um den Lady Slipper Berg zu besteigen. 813 more words

My Incredible New Life In South Africa

From London to Leiden

For most of the last decade, when people have asked me where I’m from, I’ve said “London”. Never mind that I wasn’t born there, didn’t grow up there, have few family links there, didn’t move there till I was 22, vacillate wildly between Northern and Southern vowel sounds and sometimes have to get people to translate London slang for me – London was mine for the taking. 718 more words


The Show Must Go On

May 2nd

A quick train and taxi ride had me at the front gates of the estate. I collected the programme for the day and set off towards the house. 82 more words


Tea time: at Darwin's, Lisbon

A restaurant and a tea house, Darwin’s is a lovely space for lounging or enjoying good food. But what I most love about it is the atmosphere itself and the view. 114 more words


Counting down the days!

Since I posted last, a couple of changes have happened in my life! I’ve booked two trips.. In 63 days I am going to Paris for 2 days and then taking a trip to Lille to see lindsey Stirling (a violinist) in concert.. 161 more words

30 Day Blogging Challenge - Day 10

Best trip of my life was Barcelona in August 2016.

This was a trip for my little brother’s 18th. It my was my brother, my boyfriend, my mum, my step dad and myself. 73 more words