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Photos: Fleurs Big Trip 2012-??

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Miss Pole Dance UK and Rome - Day 1

Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | Views [798]

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 :)

Saturday, 19 May 2012 | Views [544]

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!

Saturday, 12 May 2012 | Views [384]

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!

Saturday, 5 May 2012 | Views [310]

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


Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | Views [244]

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!!

Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | Views [548]

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

Sunday, 8 Apr 2012 | Views [913]

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...

Sunday, 1 Apr 2012 | Views [591]

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

Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [381]

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

Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | Views [497]

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'...

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | Views [735] | 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 :)

Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012 | Views [388]

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

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | Views [324]

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

Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | Views [446]

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!

Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | Views [297]

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

Day 1 in Edinburgh

Monday, 16 Jan 2012 | Views [384]

So I spent my first full day in Scotland with Susan, her Mum Rena, and the gorgeous Olivia (Susan's Grand daughter - aged 1 1/2). We spent most of the day at home playing with Olivia, who was a bit shy at first but warmed up to me soon enough(although ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, kinross, scotland

Milan to Edinburgh 11.1.2012

Saturday, 14 Jan 2012 | Views [299]

So my accomodation included 'breakfast' which was a custard filled croissant and a cream sponge finger - rather unusual to me, but perhaps quite a common breakfast for the Milanese! I opted to wait and have breakfast at the airport,although the closest ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh airport, kinross - scotland., milan airport


Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [284]

Today Barbara drove us to Wincheap and from there we caught the park and ride bus into Canterbury. I found some new shops, including Fenwicks (where I introduced Barbara to OPI Crackle Nail Polish!), and I got my first Mavala nailpolish (Graphic #298).... Read more >

Tags: canterbury, dover, wincheap

Shopping in Stratford!

Monday, 9 Jan 2012 | Views [279]

Today Barbara and I took the Javelin train from Folkstone to Stratford. It is a high speed train (up to 140 mph!) and cost 35.30 GBP return, but only took 45 minutes to reach our destination! We went to the brand new Westfield centre (which opened in ... Read more >

Tags: folkstone station, stratford international, westfield shopping centre-stratford

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