Ten happy things – September 18

This month has been reeeeeaaaaally busy! Hence why I’ve not posted much on my blog at all… oops. Anyway, here are ten things that happened in September that made me happy and that I’m grateful for. We finally sorted out our holiday Last month I had a bit of a nightmare sorting out my South African passport which meant abandoning plans to visit this year. Well, we’ve finally planned our next holiday – we’re off to Mumbai and then the Seychelles! I am so excited to see India again! I’ve only been once and it was way back in 2005…

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Ten happy things – August 18

Every month I look back and pick ten things that made me happy. There were a few things that made me unhappy (including a nightmare trying to sort out my South African passport) but I’ll leave those for another post! Here’s my ten happy things for August. The ponds at Hampstead Heath The first Friday in August was absolutely glorious and I happened to have the day off. In all my years of living in London, and fairly close to the Heath, I had never been to the ponds – so off I went. I stupidly thought most people would…

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Take a chance on me

Want to change your career but not sure how? This post is for you.

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A guide to the Amalfi Coast

Thinking of visiting Italy’s beautiful Amalfi Coast? Here’s all the information you need to plan your trip.

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Learning to cook a Persian Feast with Waitrose

Last week I went along to the Waitrose Cookery School in Finchley Road to attend their Persian Feast cooking course. Here’s how it went. The class started at 10 am and there was a light breakfast served upon arrival of warm pastries, fresh fruit and yoghurt with orange juice, tea and coffee. We could also help ourselves to tea, coffee and water throughout the day.  The menu The class lasts five hours (from 10 am to 3 pm) and in that time you cook and eat three delicious courses. Our teacher for the day was chef Omar, who has taught…

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