I think the feeling I struggle with most is the feeling I experience on packing day. It is exciting to be moving on, but there is one part of me that hates saying goodbye and I will miss our little cabina by the sea. It is hard to believe we have been in Cabuya for […]
MY NOTES FROM NEW ENGLAND
My Notes from New England is about the desire for a life that is full of taste, colour, flavour and love with a touch of adventure.
My Notes from New England was initially about how a single mum city chick embraced a new life in the country. Now it follows the adventures and misadventures of a 12 month trip around the world accompanied by my 8 year old twins; armed with a backpack, a camera and my laptop.
Current Location: Costa Rica
My Notes from New England is also a light-hearted and sometimes comical account of how a chain smoking, meat eating, fat loving mum changed her ways to embrace a lifestyle that is based on a wholefood plant based diet.
I struggle with doing nothing, always have. Something my mum would often say to me is, “do you ever relax or sit still?” The honest answer to that is probably no. The thing is I didn’t used to be that way. I used to be the Queen of Indulgence. I thought nothing of sleeping in […]
I was a complete arsehole to Archie today. We were getting back on the bus to continue our journey after travelling on the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera. It had suddenly become hot, very hot and all of those thoughts I had had in San Jose of being an ignoramus for leaving behind our jeans […]
On my way into CVS last night to get some sorbet I overhead a frustrated dad saying to his daughter, “next time we go travelling it can be on your own bloody dime”. He sounded fed up. The daughter quite literally looked like she could not give a shit. They were both standing there in […]
Life is made up of moments.
Moments can take our breath away.
Have twins and laptop, will travel.