Category Archives: Travel

A Mexican memoir

On Wednesday evening, confined to the sofa with a blanket and hot water bottle by an annoying cold and driving rain, I watched the movie Frida, a biography of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. I’ve seen the film before but … Continue reading

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Stronger together

This is a very brief post to announce my imminent departure for two weeks to Mozambique (mostly work, hopefully a little bit of pleasure) and to say a very special thank you to Jody Day of Gateway Women for allowing … Continue reading

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Strength in weakness

I haven’t blogged for a while and have had a rather slow, quiet and pensive week following my exhausting trip to Maputo, Mozambique. I’ve been nursing my swollen, dry eyelids, catching up on sleep, watching a little too much TV … Continue reading

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Mixed feelings

So, it’s been an interesting week here in Maputo and both sides of my split personality have been fully present. The side of me that comes alive in foreign climes and gets a buzz from the sights, sounds, smells, tastes, … Continue reading

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Split personality

There’s me, and then there’s me. There’s the me who doesn’t want to stray far from home, who likes to sleep in her own bed every night and who wants to be firmly ensconced in a regular routine for weeks … Continue reading

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