I have writer’s block.

I am a communicator. Full stop. I love anything and everything I can read, listen to and interpret as I wish. Music, books or  even how people talk. I sometimes think I have so many different voices in my head I’m not so sure which one to listen to. The rational me who functions very […]

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The key to a successful relationship.

With me that is as I have no idea about what works for others, is to understand that when I’ve got an idea in my head, there’s no stopping me. You can try, but most likely you will fail. After 10 years hubby’s pretty used to the fact. And there’s no different this time around […]

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Problems are meant to be solved. Quickly.

You know you have a problem when your daughter shouts from upstairs “Moooom, could you please take a break & come up and make me breakfast? You can go back down later!!” Down meaning the basement where I’ve been opening & unpacking boxes since 7.30am. No, that’s no joke, unfortunately. I’m on the hunt for the […]

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Expat heaven – our shipment has arrived!

Yesterday morning was like a prelude to Christmas Eve. At 10 o’clock it arrived. Our shipment. It has taken it a whole 3 1/2 months to get here from Ukraine.. all while we have been in the (capable) hands of our Mothership – IKEA. Well that, Jenny Lou’s and our Ayi.  The excitement was real […]

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