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Christmas in the Countryside: Bradford on Avon

Merry Christmas and happy new year everyone! What a year. But more to come on the joys of 2016 over the next few days. After what felt like a marathon of Christmas parties, lunches and end of work chaos, by the end of last week I was well and truly looking forward to a few cosy days in the country. Last year, I went back to Melbourne for Christmas for some much-needed sun and family time: it was a whirlwind visit and though great, it’s…

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Visiting the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Attending the RHS Chelsea Flower Show was at the top of my British Bucket List. I know, it’s official: I’m a 60 year old woman in the body of a 26 year old but what can I say – haters gonna hate. Outside of the quite frankly breathtakingly beautiful blooms, the show had an air of occasion to it with live music, theย Chelsea Pensionersย all suited and booted and heaps of other attendees dressed in appropriately floral outfits. It was just oh so British and oh…

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British Bucket List

For some reason, I associate Wembley Stadium very much with the Spice Girls (go figure – I think this DVD might have had something to do with it). So yesterday, when I got to see One Direction perform at the stadium, I could practically hear myself telling my future children about that time when I lived in London when I saw 1D at Wembley (along with Jason Derulo, Pitbull, Flo Rida, Kelly Clarkson and many more massivelyย talented performers at the Summertime Ball). Because in some…

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