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Annual Bloggers Bash Awards: Who to Vote For

There’s only 2 weeks left to vote in the Annual Bloggers Bash Awards and you may be wondering to yourself: hmmmm, but just who shall I vote for? …

Books

Meet Clare – An Artist and a Blogger

The best thing about blogging is the people you get to meet virtually…and later in real life hopefully. Suz and The Sire are travelling the world as …

Art

Meet Clare – An Artist and a Blogger

Firstly before I introduce you to my next artist I have interviewed. I would like to explain why I am choosing to highlight various artists on my …

Art Galleries

A to Z Challenge; Adrian “Ade” Johnston. #AtoZchallenge

“Ade knew this to be true though. After all his generation were obviously the first to actually be sixteen…ever.”<p>As a challenge to a writer, the A to …

Books

Easter in a Muslim Country

Last year we were eating chocolate in Aubonne, Switzerland, the previous year in Helmsley, United Kingdom and going further back it was in New …

Hot Cross Buns

Our last HOORAY (Part 2)

<i>We did it in style,</i><p><i>with a trip to the seaside</i><p><i>and</i><p><i>making daisy chains.</i><p>Three of the awesome foursome walking team<p>The low tide went out at least 1/2 km …

French Food

Cadiz: An Ancient Port City

Leaving the silence of the inner hills of Andalucia, we were on our way to spend a few days in the <b>city of Cadiz</b>. This was our Festive season present …

European Travel

Don’t Make Me Go Out

Oh my God, please don’t make me go out on a night out. Don’t make me go out out. I’m very almost 42 year of age and I’ve finally come to the …

The Downside of Travelling Long-Term.

<b>I have heard about it.</b><p><b>I have read about it.</b><p><b>I have been waiting for it.</b><p><b>Finally, it has hit us!</b><p><b>We have got tired. Really tired. Tired of moving.</b><p>That …

Road Trips

Marché – Oui et Non

Not long ago we ventured to the Hesdin <i>marché</i>, [or farmers’ market], and got a little carried away. Though our first visit was a different experience. …

France

Top Ten Tunes- 1992

Every Friday, I’m publishing my top ten songs from a single year and this week it’s the turn of <b>1992.</b><p>For previous top ten tunes, please click on the …

Neighbourhood Walks – Iztuzu Beach & more

In Dalyan.<p>Spring, not Summer.<p>Warmish not HOT.<p>More locals out walking than tourists.<p>One more cat, albeit only a temporary visitor, had been added to …

Quinoa and Spinach Salad With Pear and Goat Cheese

Makes 1 Serving<p>Ingredients<p>2teaspoons balsamic vinegar<br>• 1 1/2teaspoons olive oil<br>• Salt<br>• Pepper<br>• 2cups packed baby spinach<br>• 1 medium pear, cored and thinly …

Healthy Eating

Saint Omer, France

<i>Not Once, not Twice but Thrice times.</i><p>On our thrice <b>trip to St Omer,</b> we had company.<p>We decided to introduce Louie and Nellie to few new smells. …

Do you have a housesit? A few tips!

<b>A few simple tips on what should happen next.</b><p>One of the biggest things to remember you are about to complete a service, a job of sorts. Not a paid …

Of Wine, Nature and Elegies in Oak

<b>Author: G. Jefferies</b><p>It was one of those crisp September mornings. The sort where early morning dew hangs from spider webs; dangling on each strand of …

The Olive Tree

This ancient tree holds a particular segment of our hearts and a significant part of earlier lives together.<p>Within the span of a few years from early …

Mom or Mum? A Mothers Day debate

The Brummie dialect is an interesting one. We call it an “island” not a roundabout. It’s an outdoor, not an off-licence. And don’t get us started on …

Want to be a housesitter?

When we decided we wanted to do housesitting the next obvious step was taking the plunge with a reputable website. How did we know we had chosen the …

Postcards from Istanbul

March 10, 2018<p>Published by Suzanne [globalhousesitterX2]<p>View all posts by Suzanne …

Dear Stephen

Dear Stephen,<p>Do you remember when we went to see <i>Trainspotting</i> when it first came out in 1996? We were a mere 20 years old and we went to see it at …

Sweet As – Dalyan Iz Cafe

<b>UPDATE March 2018:</b> <i>Louise and Freddie have now sold their cafe. Maybe a new business is in the pipelines? Keep an eye out next time you wander around</i> …

Roadtrip – Marbella to Madrid

After a quick farewell to Sarah and family, not, of course, forgetting the loveable Fudge. Which is always hard to do. As he gives us that hangdog …

Best Oscar Outfits 2018

Here’s my annual collection of favourite outfits from this year’s Oscars.<p><b>Best Dressed Women</b><p>Jennifer Lawrence<p>Lupita Nyong’o<p>Oscar nominated Meryl Streep<p>…

The Family Photographer

Full of life and a glint of mischief<p>in those big brown eyes<p>What were you thinking?<p>As you stared into the camera<p>that day way back then.<p>In a town …

Neighbourhood Walk – Marbella

No road trips.<p>Actually, no car trips at all.<p><i>Nothing but blue sky, sun, beach walks, rest</i> <i>and</i> <i>to catch our breath as we take a break from travelling.</i><p>It …

The Olive Tree

This ancient tree holds a particular segment of our hearts and a significant part of earlier lives together.<p>Within the span of a few years from early …

Reasons To Stop… Reasons To Not…

I sit here often, thinking of taking a break.<p>A blogging break.<p>A real one.<p>You know, no visiting blogs, writing, reading, interacting… nothing.<p>Yet I …

Blogging

#12 steps to having an awesome time at Tumbafest

<b>Welcome to Tumbafest!</b><p>What you’ve never heard of <b>Tumbafest</b>??? Well read on dear friends…..<p>I have compiled a rough step by step guide to enjoying …

This amazing green office is covered with native plants that were rescued on-site

Ho Khue Architects has created a beautiful office space in Da Nang infused with lush native greenery. The Vietnam-based firm constructed the Modern …