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About admin

I'm an inquisitive being. Everything is an adventure: art, architecture, colours, food, patterns, people... and travel! And I love elephants. That's what I mostly write about.

Cocktails and an elephant lamp

The Other Half and I had amazing cocktails at Drink, Shop & Do a few weeks ago (I highly recommend the Naughty Earl Grey). And look what I found there! The prettiest elephant lamp I have ever seen. Elephants are everywhere…  

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My word for 2015

2015. At the very beginning of the year, I sat down and made a wish list. And that very act made me happy. I decided to ditch resolutions a few years back (I made recommendations last year). And when I … Continue reading

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My world

66 countries, hey. With four news ones in 2014: St Lucia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Two trips ahead of us this year. Both astounding trips… so here’s to many great adventures ahead. As usual, I’d love to know what you’ve … Continue reading

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:: 2014 retrospective ::

2014 was a vast improvement on the previous year. Still very fragile at time, and the anniversary of the meltdown was a bit wobbly, but all in all, it has been a good year. A very good year in fact. … Continue reading

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2 January 2015

We’re in Cornwall for a long weekend. Home away from home. We spent the day at Constantine Bay. We’d planned to spend a couple of hours there. We spent five. I pondered, pottered and played. Big high loud deafening waves. … Continue reading

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2015: Let’s go exploring!

(Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson via The Curious Brain) With my very best wishes to you all for the New Year. Happy exploring.  

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Random Stuff #29

Yeah. Random Stuff is back this week. It has been a while. I know. Enjoy the links below. > Summertime Sadness. Oh how I don’t want the summer to end > Peace begins with falafel. London’s pop up restaurant serving … Continue reading

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Slowly edging towards Autumn

September. The temperature’s dropping. We always thought this would be case. That as soon as we were be back from our holidays, that would pretty much be the end of summer. We came back expecting the bathroom to be finished. … Continue reading

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Elmer the Elephant, Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

The last of the Greenwich trail book benches is Elmer the Elephant. David McKee’s beloved story of Elmer is about celebrating differences and diversity and accepting one’s true colours. The bench has colour, patterns… and elephants. It was always going … Continue reading

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Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

Books about Town. 50 unique benches –  designed by local artists and famous names to celebrate London’s literary heritage and reading for enjoyment – appeared in London early July. They’re around until 15 September and at the end of the … Continue reading

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