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Archive for October 2018

Puking in Paradise

After unpacking our things, we couldn’t wait to explore the island.  We hadn’t eaten much on the plane, and I was feeling a little peckish.  We came across a relaxed looking Italian restaurant, where we were shown to a table-for-two, situated on a sweeping deck beside a lagoon.  To our left was a large open pizza oven, to our right, the irridescent Indian Ocean. When Nathan suggested that we share […]

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Maldivian Welcome

  You know you’re on a special kind of trip when you walk out of the airport and jump straight into a speedboat.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen sea that colour.  Not really blue…turquoise.  Startling.  I couldn’t stop smiling, despite all the worry of leaving the kids, despite it being six o’clock in the morning. The Maldives is made up of  a long, narrow chain of 26 natural Atolls, […]

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Off to the Maldives

We were all packed and ready to go. I’d finally got my head around leaving the children.  The four of them would be spending the week with various family members.  Everything was neatly arranged.  All that remained was to try and get a good night’s rest before a day of gruelling travel. And that’s when the puking began.  It was about 3:30 am.  All of a sudden, our four-year-old, Emily, […]

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Lucky Chip No. 53

It was an ordinary evening when my mobile phone rang. “Hi Love, it’s me!” I hadn’t expected to hear from Nathan – he was attending a Four Seasons Promotional event up in London. I detected an air of excitement in his voice, but was not the slightest bit prepared for what was to come.  Most people would only dream of receiving a phone call like this. “You won’t believe it!” […]

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