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Go to England and don’t plan a thing.

Go to England and don’t plan a thing.

Trust me on this. This is the best holiday you will have.

Okay, plan the basics, where you stay where and when and with who. But don’t plan an itinerary. Seriously, don’t even plan you what you would like to see. Just go with it and I promise you will see SO much more than you bargained for.

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A part of me is now traveling…in someone else.

A part of me is now traveling…in someone else.

Today, one month ago, I donated my left kidney to our best friend.

I have been an avid supporter of Organ Donation and written about it on a number of occasions here. Not many know that I have been going through the work up to be a living donor to our closest friend for the past 2 years. (Yes, it has taken 2 years)

Then on the 23rd of February, at 6 am at Donald Gordan Medical Centre, it finally happened. I gave a part of myself away.

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Volunteer for Valentines

Volunteer for Valentines

Whether you celebrate it or not, Valentines a thing. We were silly enough to get married on Valentine’s day and now have to have that cliche follow us around for eternity. If you complain about the concept of Valentine’s day or if you go all out to show someone how much you love and care, Valentines is rolling around soon and I have the PERFECT non-date date idea for you and your partner.

GO WALK A DOG (and stay for a picnic)

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2016 in Places

2016 in Places

I feel like we say it every year, “this year just flew by”. But in all honesty, it really has. 2016 was one of the toughest years yet and although many things improved, others just went to total shit. I feel like this year more than any other everyone just understands this and feels the same.

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One night in Sutherland

One night in Sutherland

Every year, for the last ten years Oscar and I have been driving down to Cape Town for Christmas. I love my December holidays at home. Long days next to my sister’s pool, balmy days in the wine lands and since last year we have a new tradition. A family camping trip.

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