Another Death At Home

My sweet lovely Nanna died on Monday. She broke her hip in the early hours of Saturday in the bathroom of her nursing home and spent her final days.

2 years ago

A Year Of Fabulous Friends

It’s a year ago today that I got that terrible phone call saying Dad had died while doing charity work in the Solomon Islands. Mum had kissed him goodbye.

2 years ago

Food File: Bun Rieu

Bún riêu is a truly sensational Vietnamese street food — if you forgo the blood cubes. People have told me blood cubes don’t have much taste beyond a mild.

2 years ago

Vietnam’s Fake Meat Phenomenon

Darling Man and I have been hard at work eating our way through Ho Chi Minh City’s vegetarian options. We wanted to include a vegetarian street food tour in.

2 years ago

Still Rocking It (With Mid-Autumn Madness)

Miss M can no longer be called a baby. She is a month shy of three, with long straight legs and hair down to the middle of her back..

2 years ago

My Brave New Life Anniversary

It’s a year since I walked away from my corporate job in Singapore with grand plans to become a location independent entrepreneur. And what a year it’s been. Not.

2 years ago

Meet The Dropouts: Di, The Globetrotting Gran

Meet Di, a 50-something palliative care nurse who retrained as an English language teacher and set off on some amazing adventures. Di is an inspiration for many reasons. Her.

2 years ago

A Dream Distilled

(Flashback post*.) The backroads of Provence. Wildflowers. Blue skies, bright sun, a cool breeze in my face. This was my cycling dream. It was supposed be a month-long family.

2 years ago