A few months ago, unbeknownst to all my friends, family and workplace, the husband and I booked two one way tickets to India. We then set about packing up our life in London, gave up our flat, did some housesitting and cat sitting and handed in our notice at work to somewhat bemused bosses. We … More And… Miss W is off!
Hello readers, Miss W has been leading a frantic life recently… The details will be revealed in a few days, but in the meantime, she has some thoughts on the festive season. I was brought up in an evangelical Christian environment, so Christmas was a big deal, on account of it being Jesus’ bday and … More Christmas thoughts
Today I was remembering a trip I took around South America in 2010. I went to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. It was a trip that I think really changed me, and I thought I would share some of the things this great continent taught me. 1. Slow down Anyone who has been to … More Five Things I learnt in South America
Hello out there, Miss W has been absent for nearly a month now. While she was away Miss W was busy taking weekend trips to see obscure maps (rest assured it was not Miss W’s idea to trek to Hereford to see the map -thanks husband!) she was almost starting to feel like this might have been … More Barcelona
This Christmas Miss W spent her holiday in France. Miss W’s auntie and uncle live in a small village in Normandy, where they run a B&B in a beautiful small château with stunning gardens. Miss W spent Christmas there and then went on to Paris for a night before going to Strasbourg and Colmar in … More France
Miss W is in Normandy, France for Christmas and after a long drive is relaxing by an open fire just waiting for Santa/Papa Noël to come by tonight. She wishes you all a very peaceful and joyous Christmas wherever you are!
When Mama W was 12 years old she found out that the Reis, the Three Kings that traditionally bring presents to kids in Spain on the 6th of January, or Epiphany, weren’t actually real and that presents were given by parents. She was gutted, and at that precise moment, while she was holding her new doll upside … More Letter to Santa
This past weekend I was in Copenhagen. In November I would generally rather take trips to a sunny clime like Nice in southern France, where I could swim in a warm hotel pool, but I decided to brave the fabled cold of Scandinavia and head off to Denmark. Miss W’s sister went to Copenhagen last … More Copenhagen
Last week I was at a bit of a loose end as to what to do as I was only working at the weekend, so I looked at Megabus tickets and thought why not go to Holland? I have some good friends living in various parts of the country and so I let them know … More Holland
It now seems like a bit of a distant memory, but at the end of July Miss W was on holiday in Ibiza (Eivissa in Catalan) and Formentera. I had previously spent a few summers in Mallorca as one of my good friends is from there, but that was the only Balearic island I knew. … More Holidays, Birthdays and Why I Love the Mediterranean