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鹿港 lovely Lugang

When I was traveling around Taiwan last November, I decided to visit the little town of 鹿港 Lugang (Lukang) on my last day. Not only is Lugang home to the ...

a Belle and her Beau

Last week I wrote about my best friend marrying the love of her life here and some of the hen party antics. It's suffice to say that it was one of ...

a wedding belle

I remember I was sitting with my friends in South Africa back in 2007 when I got the message; it was from my best friend to tell me that she ...

The adorable Emma Magenta

Any book that begins with this line- "She became a cartographer of the heart"  with regards to hope and love, has me hooked. Emma Magenta is an Australian writer, illustrator, ...

lost in a lavender land

Knee deep in strawberries, mud slipping off their wellies with every droplet of rain, they frantically filled their baskets, eagerly awaiting the clouds departure. The Tall Girl was rather amused ...

The Gift of Rain

"The most rewarding way to see the place one lives is to show it to a friend. I had taken the beauty of Penang island for granted for a long ...