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About liz2you

Life just happens when you plan something else. 50 years spent in Africa and relevant stories.

6 years on – still we laugh- Review in Reverse

The laughter was so contagious last Sunday as I shared a memory, that I needed to repeat my story to a wider audience…. This was June 2011…. We were leaving London for Faliraki, Rhodes, an island in the Aegean Ocean, known … Continue reading

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A Word a Week Photograph Challenge- Contrast

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It was a day out with family last year in 2013 when these were taken at their ‘local’ Table Mountain!! View at sunset. ? Top of Table Mountain- shades of distance contrasts.  There was…

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Valentines Day- Non Event

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For a small minority in town – Valentine’s Day matters.  It is so discriminatory! ? For the rest of us who are anti the special ‘lovey dovey’ day, be it for commercial reasons, ‘past all…

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Valentines Day- Non Event

For a small minority in town – Valentine’s Day matters.  It is so discriminatory!   For the rest of us who are anti the special ‘lovey dovey’ day, be it for commercial reasons, ‘past all that crap’, reasons or the simple fact that … Continue reading

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The Picture Says it All

I have not made contact for a while…… as we were busy with our exciting new changes in 2016.  A new country, a new home, a new start. The move went so well and family rallied around to give welcome support. … Continue reading

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Your Life – Make it Work – 2016

We often say, If I knew what I know now…… If we could have started out with a draft of our lives and managed it carefully would it have turned out any different to where you are today?  Remembering – it … Continue reading

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Simplicity and Christmas

Love, love, love this picture and cannot remember where I found it!  It could never be called cluttered or a mess of colour, it simply flows. It’s coordinated, soft and flimsy. Yet too much to unpick. Like the cluttered brain of two … Continue reading

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New New New

“New” has to be the best word of the week for me! Apparently according to  facebook, blah, blah; “Joy” is my word for 2016.  Well they are so believable this time around, as it is how we would like the year … Continue reading

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A Joyful Journey

#joyfuljourney I knew as I opened my eyes, that this was what I wanted to write about today. This lovely time of year, and my unexpected journey yesterday. I would struggle to find a reason not to be happy or … Continue reading

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Hug Yourself

When we are sad, upset and alone and need a hug, we never think to try a ‘lone hug’! They say it works.  Try it! Well, today I could just hug myself out of joy, hug myself because I have … Continue reading

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