Susie Lindau

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Doodh Mandi – Milk Market of Jaipur !

I’ve been passing through the <b>milk market of Jaipur</b>, called <b>Doodh Mandi</b> (<i>doodh</i>= milk, <i>mandi</i>=bazaar/market) for the last few months almost every weekend, …

India

How to get the green light with Yoast SEO

How to get the green light with Yoast SEO is the main aim for you to learn about today. If you don’t have the plugin – I do recommend it for helping …

WordPress

A Hike to Hanging Lake and Waterfalls

A jewel of a lake lies right outside of Glenwood Springs, Colorado. It’s easy to miss while driving down I-70, east or west. Hanging Lake quite …

Hiking

What Doesn’t Kill You… Helicopter Skiing in Canada

<b>In the shelter of a Quonset hut in Kootenay, British Columbia, our guide John instructed my husband Danny, myself and 8 others on the fundamentals of</b> …

Your Personal Brand and How to Improve It!

When I think about branding, I think of the scorched brand on a cow’s rump which says, “This here cow is mine, ya’ll!” Then I think about commercials …

Social Media

I Don't Know My Number – Em Linthorpe

I stopped smoking 7 months ago.<p>I went from 20 cigarettes a day to zero, with the help of Champix and many Chupa Chups lollipops.<p>“Don’t you feel so …

Skinny Jeans

When Nancy Said Forever She Was Not Lying

As is customary in marriages in the double digits, I usually only hear every other word my husband says to me. I’m normally able to get the gist of …

Relationships

A Doughnut Lover's Guide to Portland

Nestled away among the dense evergreens and jagged mountains of the Pacific Northwest, Portland is known by many names: the City of Roses, …

Oregon

Dragon Stone

When the sun sets before nightfall and mist flows like blood, it’s too late to run.<p>A few months ago I dropped two posts to test another project. They …

Nature

Colorado Travel Tips from a Wild Rider

Colorado is an extraordinary state with lots of opportunities for adventure. It’s no fun if you’re not prepared. Here are my top travel tips for high …

Oh, Hail. Beautiful Devastation

Weather in Colorado can be unpredictable. When green tinged thunderclouds roll in, I cross my fingers we don’t get hail.<p>Yesterday, pea-sized hail …

Weather

What happened to Weymouth? The decline of a favourite seaside town

I have loads of fond memories from holidays in Weymouth. Ma Lee used to work for a famous chain of betting shops, who in the early 80s also owned a …

Music Festivals

The Ultimate Madagascar Itinerary

When building a Madagascar itinerary, there are two kinds of people. The kind who, when they think of Madagascar, think of the cartoon. And the kind …

How to Use Garlic Scapes & THE BEST Vegan Garlic Scape Pesto Recipe

Enjoy this post? Share & Like<p>Today on the blog, it’s all about garlic scapes! Aren’t sure how to use garlic scapes? I’ve got you covered! I’m also …

The Best of Amsterdam on Foot, Boat, and Bike!

Last June, I traveled around Europe with my husband and daughter. With only one full day to experience Amsterdam, we planned a boat ride in the …

European Travel

25 Ways to Annoy A Football Fanatic During The World Cup

<b>3 MINUTE READ</b><p>I’ve got World Cup Fever…as in The Bubonic Plague.<p>Yep, it’s that time again. The FIFA World Cup is once again upon us (is it really 4 …

Anthony Bourdain: Remembering a Legend

I honestly can’t remember a time when I’ve actually been distraught over a celebrity death. I’ve been shocked, certainly, but never overly upset. I …

Three Scottish Highland roads that are a dream to drive…

As usual, Mr Fletche took the driving mantle on our recent UK Staycation to the Scottish Highlands leaving me to a) navigate and b) gaze at the …

Classic Coleslaw

Hattie B's version of this traditional fried chicken side tastes like coleslaw should: crunchy, a little creamy, and with enough vinegar to keep it …

Five Years Cancer Free!

Whew! Talk about a breast cancer marathon. From the shocking diagnosis to my double boobectomies, the implants of my bionic boobs and subsequent …

What Dreams Teach Writers

Dreams reveal our secrets, darkest fears, and what stresses us out. As a writer, dreams reveal the crucial elements of conflict and tension. If we …

Nurse Life: The New Doctor

One evening on the night shift, I got stuck working in a pod by myself. Most of the pods in this ER had 8 beds, two RN’s and an ED Tech. I got stuck …

Nose Banging at the Tullamore Harriers

Sinus, sinusitis, congestion, cattarah, whatever you call it, it is a constant penance of my life. When I was young and innocent, being all infected …

Insider Tips on how to get featured in a newspaper or magazine.

<b>6 MINUTE READ</b><p>Fancy opening <i>The Guardian or the New York Times</i> or <i>Woman & Home Magazine</i> and seeing a huge feature all about li’l ol’ you?<p>As a PR (& …

Strawberry Breakfast Muffin with White Chocolate

Preheat the oven to 180c<p>Dust the strawberries with a tablespoon or so of plain flour and put to one side<p>Step 3 Beat the egg and the sugar together, …

The Best of Versailles

Mary Antoinette’s stomping grounds, Palace of Versailles, is a must-see if you ever travel to Paris. After a short train ride, nothing could prepare …

12 New Blog Post Ideas and Writing Prompts

Need a new blog post? Seeing a lot of the same ideas floating around the Interwebs and don’t want to drown in oversaturation? Trying to come up with …

Hallo Burbach!

We spend last Sunday afternoon with my In laws, as we often do. We had another wonderful meal, plenty of wine, a perfect, sunny afternoon.<p>We also had …

Instagram – enjoying these shots

Last year I posted on what Instagram accounts where catching my eye. Check out last year post. Since it has been over a year I thought I’d share some …

The Overlaughers

They say that laughter is the best medicine. But don’t we all know some people that overdose on it? Those people are <i>The Overlaughers</i>. We encounter …