You Are Mad Not to Believe in Magic

Once upon a time there lived Claus. Claus was loving, kind and jolly. He gave the best hugs in the world. His mulled wine was to die for. He loved to keep himself busy. Christmas mornings Clause spent making future plans. He did not do that to distract himself or fight the loneliness. He did it…

Look Around. Poke out Cherries on Top

BBC’s Britain’s Biggest Spenders programme made me realise I could be spending up to £600 a year just for my latte breaks. That could cover 120 nights in a super cheap hostel in Bangkok, or buy 600 pad thai plates, or an expensive handbag. Where do people spend their money these days? Do you need to pay to…

Your Biggest Fear

When I was a little girl I was scared of the dark. I remember sleepovers at my grandmother’s place and the very dark and scary stairs. My auntie would tell me to fight the demons by smiling. I wonder if she knew that I did as told. There was a cross with Jesus on it….

Vietnam – Coffee Lovers Paradise

Routine and forever are on top of my list when it comes to the most terrifying words. I need to seek some serious assistance when it comes to forever, but I have realised that routine is much needed. Coffee drinking is one of the joys that would be missed. I always watch with envy ladies in the morning sitting in…