Lebanon calling!

After moving to Luxembourg at the start of 2010, I had finally managed to save enough money to go on one of my first holidays in over a decade. For a multitude of reasons, I didn’t see much outside of the UK during this long period in between; mainly, university cost money, and trying to…

family, life, and everything after

Love is a funny thing; It lightens your soul and brings you firmly back to ground. It lifts your spirits, And makes you want more… It fills your heart, your essence, your being And in the next instant it can turn so ugly, So poor… An afterthought, as communication breaks down And once accepted contentment…

Home…?!

Home. Funny word that. Home is where my parents are. Or the hotel in whichever country I am travelling around. Or my bedroom in my flat share. Or my sisters’ flats, when they cook me good food. Or my friends’ homes, when I stay overnight. I have always felt like I am still searching for…

Sunday is funday with the fam…

I love spending time with my surrogate family, especially on a lazy September Sunday, on the grass, in the sun, with apple tart and cream teas…  #lovemylife #lovelife #loveluxembourg Jojo xx

When girls make all the difference… for other girls

When girls make all the difference… for other girls When my younger sister, Lilly, first told me that she was going to Palestine, I thought she was nuts… all those images of dead or damaged people, with limbs blown off, and bandages all over the faces, as well as images of children and women screaming,…

When my sister sends me flowers like these…

When my sister sends me flowers like these… …I wonder, “Who needs a man??” Love you sis, you’re amazing! Christmas is never the same without you xxxx #nofilter #noedit © All rights are reserved

Visiting Canada’s Capital City

Having not seen my auntie and uncle in more than 20 years, they felt the urge to take me on a tour of their home, and beyond… so we drove across to Ottawa – it has a Big Ben in it!! Well, it’s a little smaller than Ben, but still, looks spiffing daaaahlin…

Adventures in Niagra

I am a very fortunate lady – my cousin and his wife, who is now also my cousin, decided to surprise me and take me on a trip to Niagara Falls! We were out for the day, and having a few drinks in the evening… but the most fun must have been the boat –…