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Friday, May 7, 2010

My news and what's new

On Monday my DDD went off to Indonesia with a backpack on her back (here she is at Heathrow airport) and not a backwards glance..... She is certainly making the most of her gap year before University in September but as her mother I cannot help but have a lump in my throat as she leaves again and worry whether she will be ok.

I know that she has reached the first stop safely (Bali) and is going to go on to 'Island hop' around Indonesia next week - apparently around the Gilli (sp?) Islands.



Meanwhile, I have been working each day at Indigo here in UK and back in Australia at PEONY I have heard that they have a very, very special range of new candles in from Laduree in Paris.....



















How delicious !!! .... They come in quite a few 'flavours' / fragrances including - Brioche, Cafe Creme, Caramel Butter (mmmm), Marron Glace, Orange Blossom, and Wild Strawberry.... I cannot wait to get back there and smell them !


I am returning to Melbourne next week so more posts from my usual Semi Expat in Oz state soon.....





10 comments:

  1. DDD is certainly having a year to remember.
    It doesn't seem like you were in the UK very long this time... is that typical? I am flying over next week, volcano permitting ;)

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  2. hi sarah,


    it's so hard to let go.
    she sounds like she is having a fabulous life and wish i had that kind of courage to travel when i was younger.

    ~janet

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  3. Struggler - that is so exciting that you are coming over - I will make sure that volcano keeps quiet! Yes, a little shorter visit this time - you are right.x

    Janet - you are so right it is hard to let go - am getting better at it (slightly!)....x

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  4. Oh man, how hard to let her go! But, you will find a little comfort in those candles I am sure!:)

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  5. Sarah, I can so relate to this one...I hope your DDD has a wonderful trip.
    Best wishes to you for your last week in the UK. I hope you have had a wonderful trip. Look forward to more news soon...

    Jeanne:)

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  6. Hello Sarah
    Looking forward to your return to Melbourne, but do enjoy you last few weeks at 'home'.

    Best wishes to DDD on her travels. The advenutres!

    SSG xxx

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  7. Hi Sarah, I too can relate, it can be so difficult to let go and let their wings take flight! Love your site.

    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  8. I wonder if that is my comment that came up in Chinese??? Oh dear!!

    I asked if DDD would be visiting Melbourne after Indonesia :))

    x

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  9. hey, if she ever needs more info on places to go to in bali and lombok (esp, the gili islands). i am more than happy to share her my list of favorite places via e-mail. just let me know. mona.sitindjak@gmail.com

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