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Review: The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeny

Thus far, the Balinese book-swaps I’ve come across have left much to be desired. Little – if any of the literary offering have been in English – and those that have been tend to consist of a few dog-eared copies of he infamous Fifty Shades of Grey series. And so, despite an offer from my […]

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A Girl Down Under: In which I book a one way ticket to Bali

As Shakespeare once famously penned – the course of true love never did run smooth – and never have truer words been spoken than when it comes to my love affair with the land down under. I recently wrote about what it felt like to face deportation from the place I called home, only to discover that […]

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Stranded in Bali

Towards the end of the yoga retreat, rumours were rife that a looming ash cloud was to affect a number of flights returning to Australia and New Zealand and it soon became clear that the majority of us were to be stranded in Bali. And thus followed a flurry of emails and calls to bosses and […]

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Power Living Does Ubud

Since my Power Living yoga retreat finished five days ago I’ve avoided blogging about it. I like to think of myself as something of a wordsmith – albeit an amateur one – and have struggled to get into words quite how incredible the week was. To say that prior to starting the retreat I was […]

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