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The one stop update blog! What’s new in our travelling circus?

So many of you have asked where we are and what we are doing I thought I better update you on the life and adventures of Serena, Johnny and our travelling circus.

The travel update

We have officially finished Central America + Cuba + Mexico.

Random trivia: Mexico is not part of Central America

We fell in love with many countries and at this stage the most likely places we will rear our little offspring  are: (more…)

Procrastination – Perfect Your Skills With These Easy Steps!

Procrastination is a fine art that can take decades of practice to perfect. But get it right and you can while away your spare hours, weeks and years before dying with a lifelong collection of regrets.

There are millions of ways to procrastinate, but for you motivated little bunnies out there I have collated a few of my theories and specialties.

For best results, read this slowly.

On keeping yourself busy

Staying unmotivated can be tough sometimes (especially if you are feeling guilty) so make sure you are surrounded by (more…)

33 things you don’t know about me

33 things you didn't know about me

I have been getting some really personal and beautiful emails from many of you sharing your stories, which have inspired me to be a little more personal too!

For many of us our relationship exists in words and blogs and comments, so I thought I would share a little more about me.

As I am nearing 33 – here are…

33 things you (probably) don’t know about me

I have spent a third of my life each in Hong Kong, New Zealand and Australia. I am a citizen of each country.

I giggle a lot. Sometimes in my sleep.

I am strangely flexible and my fingers are double jointed.

I would happily cook big meals 3 times a day and I always have food on my mind. Food is love!

I once spent a year wearing

Love, loss and writers block

Happy New Year!!!

Yes I know… three weeks and no blog. I could lie and tell you that the reason I didn’t blog was because I have been in Ireland for a few weeks (which I have), or that I was in holiday mode (which I was) or that I had limited access to the internet (which it was) but the real reason is that I have lost my blogging mojo… (more…)

When it all comes crashing down

On Sunday 21st of November it all went horribly wrong.

It was 11pm, I was buzzing on a massive high, my manuscript was due in 3 days and I was getting excited about what was next. After all the hard work of the last year things were coming together beautifully!

I settled in for a few hours editing, checked into Facebook and got a message from a friend of my little brother…  Hey Serena, call me on this number. It’s important.

My heart racing, I rang the number and was immediately passed to a doctor in the emergency room in Melbourne. (more…)