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Summer time in the city – NYC

NYC Summer 2013 I have finally spent a couple of weekends at home and recovered enough to get out and about.  Lots of people complain about New York in summer (it’s too hot, it smells etc).  But I love it.  I would have to say my favorite part is the Hudson at dusk.  So pretty … Continue reading

Adventures of mum and me

Mum’s (aka pat the rat) New York visit, June/July 2013 My mother came to stay with me for a huge 5.5 weeks over the beginning of summer.  My sister joined us for the first 10 days, and our truly excellent Turks and Caicos adventure, then mum stayed on for another month after that. This was … Continue reading

One of my absolute favorite things about living in New York is it’s proximity to the rest of the world. I must say I said the exact same thing about London when I lived there many moons ago (13 years in earth time). On the long weekend just gone (Presidents Day) we took advantage of … Continue reading

Still living life large

I saw a link to an Australian Facebook group today, aimed at women under 50 diagnosed with breast cancer.  Next thing you know, I was plunged into the world of breast cancer, mastectomies, reconstruction, chemotherapy and the like as I read the pages filled with stories of fear, anger, frustration and hope. Which reminded me … Continue reading

2 years on already?

2 years on already?

I recently returned home for one of my dear friends weddings.  Actually the wedding was in Bali, but it was close enough to home so the trip included not one but two side visits to Sydney – on the way there and on the way back. I must say, leaving NY after having moved here … Continue reading