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New Year New Theme! How & Why

You’ll see things have changed around here! After almost 5 years of blogging with the excellent but outdated Prose child theme from StudioPress, we’ve updated to the sleeker, faster, funkier, easier, Magazine Pro Theme also on the Genesis Framework. A quick post on the hows and whys of updating a theme. I’d been putting it …

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Hijabs and Sri Lanka

This morning at sunrise I sat down to my computer to start my work for the day. It’s what I do every morning before the kids wake up. The first thing I do is check my emails, messages, data and comments. Some good news, some bad, a couple of lovely comments and readers asking for …

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We’re Not a Budget Travel Blog.

Yesterday, a potential hotel sponsor asked me “Can your readers afford us?” That’s a perfectly reasonable question, we’ve written post after post about doing things on the cheap, saving money to travel and finding great deals. I can see where she was coming from. I replied, explained our demographic and our philosophy and I’m thrilled to report, …

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I’m Not a Blogger

Let’s just clear something up here. I’m not a blogger, it’s not something I ever set out to be, it’s just sort of happening. I’m not a journalist, a writer, a web designer, a marketing specialist, or an SEO expert. I am a mum, a traveller, a homeschooler, a scientist, and a private human being …

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