whoever you want to be…

Tartiflette! Get it while it’s still cold (outside)

I was lucky enough to spend a couple of days in Reims, France, recently, with one of my closest friends who lives in that amazing city. We ate so well … Continue reading

March 12, 2014

We can be heroes?

I had an interesting conversation with someone recently about heroes. First, I must admit that I love a good hero story. Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, all of the … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Is your spirit trying to get your attention?

I’ve spent a delightful few days in Florence (via Paris) this week at a Psychosynthesis Research Conference about putting the soul in professional practice. You can read my fuller post … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Path Untravelled

Sixteen and impressionable. Filled with wonder at the world at large. I had dreams, big dreams, and a thirst for adventure. “But what about a real job?” she said, more … Continue reading

October 20, 2013

Happy International Day of Peace!

The International Day of Peace was created as a way to end conflict for a day (and build on that) each year. Click here for more about its history and … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Emigrating: Some FAQs from an Australian Family in Switzerland

As a family of two parents and three children who emigrated from Australia to Switzerland ten years ago, we are often asked about the ins and outs of our big … Continue reading

September 9, 2013

The Travel Bug: Beware its bite…

Once you’ve been bitten there’s no escape; the Travel Bug will never leave your system. It may lie dormant for long periods of time (a bit like herpes only less … Continue reading

August 29, 2013

Soaking up summer

I’m writing this while shielding my eyes from the bright light, tempted to go back outside to do just a little more reading In The Sun. This has been one … Continue reading

August 20, 2013

National Day Celebrations: How do you do yours?

We just celebrated Swiss Day in Switzerland (well, duhh!). August 1st is Switzerland’s national celebration of all things Swiss. It marks the day in 1291 when an oath was sworn, … Continue reading

August 8, 2013

One (wo)man’s trash…

You will no doubt have heard the phrase ‘one (wo)man’s trash is another (wo)man’s treasure.’ Don’t believe it? Then you’ve obviously never been to a swish. A what? I hear … Continue reading

July 30, 2013

Balancing acts

Do you ever feel like you’ve lost your balance? That you can’t remember the last time you had any equilibrium? While people often talk about work life balance, it’s notoriously … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Travel through Television; My Five Favourite Travel Programmes I Can Watch Again and Again

OK, I love travelling. And I love television. If you can’t physically strap your worldly goods to your back and head off on an epic adventure, surely watching it while … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 1 Comment
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