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Sponsored video – what tastes remind you of home?  Posted on 03/25/2015
There’s a bit of an obsession in the expat community, wherever you happen to be, about food. People obsess over food from home and are quite often willing to pay ridiculous prices to get it. The small import section at our local...
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Don’t forget the…  Posted on 03/02/2015
Are you a forgetful type of person? I didn’t used to be so bad until I had kids and developed mum brain. I remember once going to the supermarket and completely forgetting to buy any food. Also can clearly remember when Maya was a...
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2014 in review and New Year goals  Posted on 01/01/2015
My 2014 guiding work was “grow” and I’m not sure that the year really lived up to my plans – a lot of things went really well but I also felt stagnant in some areas. We didn’t have any huge events this year...
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Our Christmas  Posted on 12/31/2014
For some reason I was just not really feeling Christmas this year – I think maybe because my family weren’t over this time but I just couldn’t get into the spirit. It never feels very Christmassy here anyway but I...
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Tinkerlab – A hands-on guide for little inventors  Posted on 12/22/2014
Firstly I have to apologise for this post being so late as I’ve been meaning to review this book since oh… June… anyway all is not lost because if you’re in need of a last minute Christmas present for a child,...
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Life Without Facebook  Posted on 11/13/2014
Can you remember back to a time when we didn’t have social media? or god forbid, we didn’t have the internet at all?! I remember well, back in my teens when internet was on a dialup connection that we paid for by the hour (plus...
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Shopping haul! What £100 will buy you in Bali  Posted on 10/31/2014
I’m always fascinated with the contents of other people’s fridges and shopping trolleys. I love this book that has photographs of a month’s worth of food in different countries around the world. So when International...
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Four  Posted on 10/30/2014
Can’t believe my little girl is so grown up! Last week Maya turned 4, which she’d been looking forward to practically since the day after her third birthday (she’s obsessed with birthdays!) She got a play kitchen from...
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41/52  Posted on 10/16/2014
Kiran sulking because I wouldn’t give him an ice lolly because he wouldn’t go in the bath and Maya making letters out of play doh The post 41/52 appeared first on how to escape.
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Christmas is coming  Posted on 10/13/2014
I know, I know, I can hear you groaning all the way from my side of the monitor! But it’s true! We’re already half way through October and Christmas is fast approaching. I think the fact that we live in the tropics and have...
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