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Spicing Things Up at The London Chef in Victoria

Spicing Things Up at The London Chef in Victoria

As you might have suspected, cooking your own food from scratch is an essential component of “The Life Nostalgic.” But lest you should be seduced by all the cute imagery out there implying that retro goddesses only eat cakes and homemade jam, well….you best be loosening your apron strings! […]

Our Newfie Heritage – Visiting Elliston and St. John’s

Our Newfie Heritage – Visiting Elliston and St. John’s

People often seem incredulous when they discover how much I’ve travelled. Would you like to know my secret? Well, first of all, I’ve been fortunate enough to create some opportunities through travel writing. But the second (and more sustainable) reason is that I’m hyper-aware that procrastination […]

100 Miles on Foot: The South Downs Way

100 Miles on Foot: The South Downs Way

  I became addicted to long distance walking when I lived in the UK in 2007. The simple paths carved through farmers’ fields and ancient forests have been used by locals for millennia, and they provided a tranquil escape from my worries. Out there, amidst the […]