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The Best Travel Reads

As you have probably seen from my previous book review posts, I have an interesting array of taste in books. I’ve looked online at various websites listing travel reads, and most of them don’t appeal to me. Nearly every list is the same! I guess I expected a bit more variety. Good travel writing has […]

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Black and White Product Round Up

Looking for a monochromatic color scheme? Everyone knows I enjoy a good internet window shop. I have’t done a product round up in awhile, so thought I’d have another look. Here we go – the first product round up of 2018, and its the first of October! Welcome to my black and white product round […]

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The Hameau de la Reine – a Play-Village for the Privileged

When you visit Versailles, you find all the things you would expect at a royal residence. A massive royal palace, a couple of out outbuildings for the mistresses, stables. However, Versailles has a few little surprises. There is the Orangerie, built by Louis XIV to satiate his desire for exotic citrus fruits, and the Apollo […]

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Why I’ve Come Back to Wellington

It’s apparently 13 degrees as I type this, although it feels much less. Overnight, it will feel like three degrees. I’m grateful that I have enough money to be able to afford to sit under a heat pump, but I’m reminded of the sorry state of New Zealand housing. You don’t realise how bad it […]

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Book Reviews – Winter Edition

Okay, so I didn’t really get a winter vacation. I had three days off over Christmas, and I just spent five days in Spain. Apart from that, I worked right through. But, after my earlier book review post, covering the first half of at the year, I thought I should cover the second half. For […]

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2017 Christmas Gift Guide – For Him

Lastly, for the guys. Looking for something to buy that difficult to please male in Dubai? I’ve created this little Christmas Gift Guide for him to guide you in your gift purchasing! Those who are notoriously hard to buy for. There is no end to designer clothing here in Dubai, but if you are looking for […]

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2017 Christmas Gift Guide – For Her

And now, on to the ladies! I’ve tried to pick out a few different items here in a 2017 Christmas Gift Guide for her, that should cater to most tastes. A quick look on the websites featured should also reveal a host of other options for Christmas gifts, so do not hesitate to delve a […]

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Cats of Croatia

*and a few fellows from Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, as well as the cats of Croatia. I can’t resist taking photos of kitties. This post is basically an excuse for me to post pictures of kitties I have found over the last few months. Welcome to the laziest post ever. Enjoy!

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Book Reviews – Summer Edition

I’m an avid reader. I believe voracious is the term. If I am into a book, I can polish it off in a day or two. The title of this blog is a bit of a misnomer, considering I’m not really working. But I have spent a lot of my time recently reading, and seem […]

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