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Rome, again!!

ITALY | Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | Views [491]

One month later and I'm back in Rome! One of the families I looked after back at home are here on holidays so I have taken a long weekend to catch up with them :) Unfortunately I arrived during a public transport strike, so it was a bit difficult ... Read more >

Rome - Day 4

ITALY | Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | Views [441]

Our last day in Rome... We had to be up early today to check out of our accomodation, so we packed up and checked out, but left our cases at reception and headed off to Campo Di Fiori to experience the markets. The stalls mostly sold fruit, ... Read more >

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Rome - Day 3

ITALY | Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | Views [441]

  Today Joan and I had a nice lazy morning by the pool (which was rather chilly) and the spa (which wasn't any warmer)! Luckily it was a nice warm and sunny day though, so we hopped in and out of the pool to cool down and then warm up again.... Read more >

Tags: joan willingham

Rome - Day 2

ITALY | Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | Views [611]

Today we saw lots of famous landmarks; but my favourites were the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. We started the day early and caught the train to the Colosseum stop. Coming out of the subway was so surreal – we walked out and the Colosseum was ... Read more >

Tags: il vittoriano, the arch of constantine, the colosseum, the palatine, the roman forum, the spanish steps, the trevi fountain

Photos: Fleurs Big Trip 2012-??

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Miss Pole Dance UK and Rome - Day 1

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | Views [980]

I have a week off work this week as it's the 'half term' break for the kids, so their parents are taking them up to Wales to visit their grandparents and my friend Joan and I are going to Rome! Joan took the train from Ipswich on Saturday and then ... Read more >

Tags: miss pole dance uk, rome, the vatican city

The weeks fly by and a visit from Joan :)

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 19 May 2012 | Views [722]

My first day was a complete breeze, I was pretty sure that it was a fluke and Tuesday proved me right! The girls were pretty good on average though, and the star chart seems to be making a big difference. I really love having my own ... Read more >

Tags: camden markets, covent garden, harrods, nelsons column, portobello road markets, st james park, st martin in the fields, the horse guard, trafalgar square

My First Week of Work!

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 12 May 2012 | Views [523]

This week was really good. I'm so glad I've had Kate to show me around and give me an idea of the girls' routine, etc. Kate is also a really nice person and we get along well. I will be sad to see her go, but she will still be in London (she is going ... Read more >

Time Flies!

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 5 May 2012 | Views [450]

Wow, I'm really sorry I haven't written in so long - so many things have been happening and I've been so caught up that I haven't documented them! I will domy best to catch you up on all the things I've been doing (hopefully I will remember all ... Read more >

Tags: london., the british museum. chiswick


UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | Views [370]

It took 4 hours to get to inverness from Edinburgh by train, and started snowing on the way, but luckily was fine again by the time I arrived. The accomodation is abt a 10 min walk into the centre of town, which is fine as the weather ... Read more >

Interviews, Trials and a Job Offer!!

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | Views [707]

I booked a hotel for my stay in London this time; it;s cheap and the room is tiny, but it's clean, I have an en suite, mini fridge, breakfast is included, and it's close to buses and the tube. I arrived back in London on Monday morning, ... Read more >

Easter Sunday and Rolling Eggs

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 8 Apr 2012 | Views [1113]

I've had several interviews now; one of which was an interview with a 3 rd nannying agency. I figure the more jobs I can apply for the better my chances are of getting one that I really want! On Thursday I had an interview with a lady called ... Read more >

Tags: bernadette, jay and maggie crawford., max, neil, susan miller

My London Nightmare...

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 1 Apr 2012 | Views [741]

My flight to London from Edinburgh was delayed, but only by 15 minutes. When I arrived at Stansted airport, my case came through quickly and it was easy to catch the train into central London. The train itself however, got caught behind ... Read more >

Tags: 207 tollgate rd- beckton, 65 sibley grove - east ham, edinburgh airport, stansted airport

Settling Back In

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [538]

The weather has been fantastic ever since I arrived - the day I flew in it was 23 degrees, Wednesday was about the same, and today was cooler (probably about 20), but still sunny and pleasant. Susan got badly burnt sitting outside on Wednesday, and I ... Read more >

Tags: kinross, scotland

Falklands Palace

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [628]

Today Susan took me out to Falklands Palace in Fife. It was built in the 15th century, and was partially restored in the 18th century, but the King restoring it passed away and the work was never completed, so we could only see some parts, but the ... Read more >

'It Can't Be The End'...

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | Views [887] | Comments [1]

So I went to the movies on Saturday night and saw 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', and one of the main characters had this saying that was something like “In the end everything works out well, so if nothing is working out then it can't ... Read more >

Tags: dubai international airport, edinburgh airport, heathrow airport (london), perth international airport

My Scottish Family :)

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | Views [516]

So I haven't done much over the past few days, but I have a job (sort of)! Susan (the friend I'm staying with) is having an operation tomorrow, so I will be filling the position of nurse maid to help her recover :) It's funny how you can feel so at ... Read more >

A Quiet Couple of Days

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | Views [451]

Hi All, I haven't written for awhile - mostly because I haven't been doing much that I thought would be interesting! I am still not feeling better after a full course of antibiotics, so I went back to the Doctor today and he wrote me a script for some ... Read more >

Tags: the green hotel

Shopping in Edinburgh! 19/1/12

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | Views [632]

Hi All, So today Susan and I drove to Dunfermline and caught the train into the city centre (Edinburgh) to do some shopping :) We also met up with Susans' niece Emma (who is my age). She was very nice and even used her student card to get me some discounts! ... Read more >

Tags: dunfermline train station, edinburgh train station, saigon saigon

Feeling Human Again!

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | Views [425]

Sorry I haven't written for awhile - I haven't been well so I haven't been doing anything worth writing about for the past few days!! I went to the Dr on Monday, and I didn't get charged for the consult or the presription so that was fantastic! (Apparently ... Read more >

Tags: livingston outlet shopping centre

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