Working my way around the world....

I'm a pretty ordinary person. Ordinary childhood, brought up with Mum, Dad, two sisters one brother in the north then southside of Glasgow, Scotland. Normal schooling, didn't do too badly in my leaving exams (if I say so myself), decided to take a break before further education. Went to College for a year then worked with children with epilepsy and associated learning disabilities in England. Moved back to Scotland, met the Mister, went to Uni and became a Social Worker....more
Looking forward to reading more! (although currently in Australia and trying to pretend big ...more

Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection at the Museum of Art

The new jewelry exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art contains glittering gems. -PJ Gach...more

Creating Opportunities and Living La Pura Vida in Costa Rica

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what a wonderful view!more

October Wrap-up of Blog Posts

In case you missed anything from Wording Wonders this October, here's a quick run-through:...more

So you want to live in France?

Dreaming to move to France?Live la vie en rose, be all that “je ne sais qua“, eat baguettes (macaroos, crossiants, choco eclairs) for breakfast and polish your French till you actually sound like Catherine Deneuve.This is a good dream, indeed.A good, yet a difficult dream to fulfill....more

Highlands and Cashiers, NC

  Back in August, Mr....more

Why I Love to Travel to Louisville, Ky.

Louisville, Ky. is a magnificent place to visit. It's an eclectic city filled to the brim with things to see and do. ...more

Something is growing in your car seat

Sometimes when I am at work I look at my keyboard and am disgusted because I can't remember the last time I cleaned it. This is usually followed by a bout of spraying and swabbing it....more

Japanese funerals and celebration of dead ... Some little extreme

So yesterday was he first day of Obon in here Japan ! Obon festival is basically celebrating the dead !All the information in this post comes from people talking to me . I don`t ask Google , i ask locals !I`m staying here with Japanese family so they invited me to join them on daily activities . ...more