Category Archives: Memories

The year that was [my au pair year in photos]

Most of you probably didn’t notice, but I failed to post my annual humble brag letter this year. In all the craziness of the last few months, I never felt the drive, not the need to write one. Usually I … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Maria? [I miss her]

It’s been 2 weeks since Maria left me. This is what a broken heart feels like. You wake up in the morning, reach for your phone, and realise that that special person who has been by your side every step … Continue reading

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Coming Face to Face with Magic [an evening with Jodi Picoult]

As some of you reading this will know, I love to read. My mom always tells me stories of how, as a young child, I would sit on the potty with a newspaper. Between the ages of 8 and 13, … Continue reading

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Looking back [reflecting on 6 months in the USA]


Highlights from my first 6 months in the USA!

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Merry American Christmas 2011 from Boston, Massachusetts (the annual Christmas letter)

I hope while reading this blog you and your family are well and enjoying the holiday season! Every year as I sit down to write this letter I always think “I can’t believe another year has passed – I feel like I … Continue reading

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RIP Grandad Stewart [9/10/11]

It broke my heart to find out last night that my grandad passed away in the early hours of the morning on October 9, in New Zealand. I’m pretty sure in the future I will never forget the moment I … Continue reading

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A night with Colbie Caillat, the girl who wrote my life into her albums.

I realized that I am writing these blogs backwards (Maine, Colbie Caillat, and to come in the next few days, Taylor Swift & my Nashville trip), but when I get to writing, I like to write what is fresh in … Continue reading

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