Upon arrival in Mauritius, we were welcomed by the wonderful scent of tropical flowers and charming staff of the Heritage Awali resort, who showed us to the lobby, where we sipped on refreshing lemongrass drinks and admired the blossoming frangipani trees ahead of us. After inhaling the fresh ocean breeze and admiring the luxurious lounging … Continue reading Marvelous Mauritius🌸🌴☀️🐢🐊🐦🐬
Today I find out that my adorable middle child has been asking his uncle for hugs during the school drop off. His uncle does most of the school runs these days because the rest of us are either at work or in my case, dealing with a demanding baby first thing in the morning. The school … Continue reading Exactly where you need to be..
My dearest Hannah, You are currently snuggled on my chest, my chin resting on your soft little head covered with the finest of golden hairs. I am rocking in my chair and listening to your breath. Occasionally, I gently rub the tip of my nose in your hair and inhale your sweet baby smell and … Continue reading A letter to my daughter
Pets are members of the family and we all know they play an integral part of family life. In our family (this includes mine and my sister's as we live rather collectively), we care for two cats, a pug and two goldfish. That was the case until yesterday when out of the blue one of … Continue reading When a pet is gone..
Exactly three weeks ago, I was preparing to go into hospital to give birth to my daughter Hannah Katherine via a planned c-section. I was truly terrified that something would go wrong as this was to be my sixth abdominal surgery. My doctors too were on full alert expecting to encounter plenty of scar tissue … Continue reading Look forward to the unknown
Here to another year gone and a new one arriving, bringing more novelty, brand new experiences, miracle inventions, technological developments and god only knows what else!? With any luck 2018 would bring more health to us all since we live in a polluted, less organic and more artificial globally warmer planet. But I ought to … Continue reading At the wake of 2018, looking back to the past..
As we approach Christmas and we are all frantically looking for suitable gift ideas, I thought I might recommend some delicious aromatherapy products from Aromatherapy Today, whose expects believe in the power of nature as a source for health and wellbeing. Bulgarian Rose Damascena oil, Lavandula Vera Oil and floral waters are 100% natural products … Continue reading Christmas gift ideas 🌹🌹🌹
Here is an extract from my next project - my Memoir based on the year I spent in Istanbul at age 14. I have named it Minaret Sky but i suspect after a few more chapters the title may possibly change... In the meantime, tell me if it sounds like the kind of book you … Continue reading Minaret Sky – my next book project📚
We landed in Nairobi late at night. It was hot and sticky and I was getting increasingly flustered in my attempts to gather our luggage, children and obtain our visas quick enough so we can catch our connecting flight to Mombasa. In the end, we managed to move on swiftly despite the long queues and … Continue reading Spectacular Kenya 🌴🦁🐘🐃🐆🐵
I write on various subject matters but I hardly ever feel brave enough to write about the true fear in my life – the fear for my health! As a child I hardly ever got sick. I spent my carefree childhood mostly outdoors, in a beautiful mountain town of Southern Bulgaria. It was a magical … Continue reading Fear for your health