All you need is love

Strangely enough that’s the sentence that pop up in my head when I look at this picture. I’m scarred after my 3 years living in Liverpool. 😉I was walking on the opposite side of them, heading in a different direction and I just had to snap it, it was the picture of the day for […]

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Happy birthday my love!

Seven years ago today I gave birth to a baby girl. She weighed a whopping 4,3kgs and was 52cm long. And she had no hair whatsoever. But she had amazing blue eyes and a smile that could melt your heart. It was like you had a personality from day one – strong, opinionated & determined to […]

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Five lessons learned.

One.  Do not take your daughter to the Embassy pool area after the third day of the third year and especially after she’s had a PE lesson in 30 degrees heat. And if you do decide to do something so stupid – prepare for a major meltdown. And I mean meltdown. Two. Always wash pants […]

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Ni hao Beijing!

So we’re finally here. In the land of (according to my daughter) pandas, tsum tsum and Chinese food (although I’m pretty sure they just call it food here and I’ll explain the tsum tsum later). A couple of days have passed since we landed at Capital Airport with 6 suitcases and 3 hand luggages in […]

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Emotinal ending and new beginnings 

It’s been a weekend of emotional goodbyes and exciting beginnings indeed. Our two years in Kyiv ended on a high note with an amazing cake from fantastic colleagues and dinner with friends at a Georgian restaurant in the evening. The cake my colleagues had ordered was amazing! It showcased all the countries I’ve lived in […]

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Tooth extraction, mini-marathon and 14 days as a non-smoker. 

That sort of sums up this week’s happening in one single sentence. The tooth unfortunately belonged to my fantastic daughter whom in the end managed to get her teeth fixed. Like I wrote in my earlier post, it only too four tries before she found a dentist that understood her. And in the end, it […]

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My 6-year old’s fight against dental fear and incompetent dentists. 

My daughter has visited four different dentists this summer. And before I go on you need to be aware of the fact that she is petrified of the dentist. She can talk about it for weeks in advance and when she wakes up in the morning of the visit, she starts off by saying “this […]

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T-minus 14 days until take-off and oh yeah, day 5 as a bored non-smoker.

Day 5 in my life as a non-smoker. Kind of proud of myself for going cold turkey and managing as well as I’m doing. When I was fishing for a compliment earlier today (hang on – we all need them in times of difficulty) I had a friend saying “well I’ve managed to be Smokefree […]

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What do non-smokers do really?

I’m working out in the mornings and I haven’t smoked for four days. Took a “how hooked on nicotine are you” test yesterday and only scored a 4(?) out of 12. And no, I’m not pregnant. Something weird is going on. I don’t recognize myself anymore. And to be honest, I’m not feeling that bad. […]

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