Family, Motherhood

Léna turns 1

Time has flown by in the blink of an eye and just like that we have a 1 year old daughter. Can you believe it? It still amazes me everyday how this small human was once inside of me and now she's developing into an incredible little girl. Considering Léna was 5 weeks premature, she… Continue reading Léna turns 1

Travel, Work Life

Getting back in the galley

A couple of weeks ago Gavin and I went to see a friend to collect some baking tins she said she would lend me for Léna's birthday cake. Whilst chatting away she mentioned she had a last minute enquiry for a charter booking but was struggling to find a chef at such short notice. Gavin… Continue reading Getting back in the galley

Family, Travel and Adventure

Heading South…

Well folks, it has finally been confirmed that Gavin, Léna and myself will be heading South down the Caribbean chain for this years hurricane season. Around 5th August we will be setting sail on a Voyage 58.ft. catamaran down the Windward Leeward islands and hopefully out of the hurricane path. We are so excited to… Continue reading Heading South…

Family, Travel and Adventure, Work Life

Mr Fix It

Since I've known Gavin he has always been a general Mr Fix It. Whether it be home maintenance, working on the car or mending boats, he can throw his hand to anything. When we worked together on charter boats, every week guests were amazed by his expertise and how he could always 'make a plan'… Continue reading Mr Fix It

Family, Travel and Adventure

Our break in Colorado

Gavin had a few weeks with no charters booked in so we had decided last minute to take a break from the islands and head over to Colorado to visit my brother in Denver. It was a fairly long journey to get there, especially with a 9 month old, but after a ferry ride to… Continue reading Our break in Colorado

Family, Travel and Adventure

Happy Anniversary

One year ago today I married the man I wanted to spend the rest of my life with... When I met Gavin I knew we both had a common interest and that was a life of adventure. Since we have been together we have lived and worked in the Caribbean enjoying the simple things in… Continue reading Happy Anniversary

Family, Motherhood, Travel

Flying with a baby

Before I had a child I was definitely one of those people who hated having babies and young children sit behind, in front or anywhere in vicinity of me whilst on a plane. Just as you finally fall asleep on those uncomfortable airline seats, babies start to scream uncontrollably or you get a few jabs… Continue reading Flying with a baby

Travel, Travel and Adventure

Beautiful Sunsets of the BVI

Wherever you are in the world, whatever you are doing at that moment, when the sun is setting over the horizon, everybody stops to gaze in awe as mother nature delights. For those few minutes as the glorious skies amaze with a spectacle of colour, it seems to make you forget all the stresses of… Continue reading Beautiful Sunsets of the BVI

Family, Motherhood, Travel and Adventure

Family come to visit

This was my parents 3rd time visiting us in the BVI. It was definitely a different experience for them this time after the hurricane had hit. Previously we had taken them out on a charter boat for a week, sent them on day sails to the many different islands, we dined in all the nice… Continue reading Family come to visit

Motherhood, Travel and Adventure

Raising an Island baby

Growing up on the outskirts of a busy city, surrounded by the beautiful English countryside, I had a great upbringing. I had the best of both worlds, from a bustling town filled with shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and some great schools in the area, to the calm of the lush green Yorkshire Dales with stunning… Continue reading Raising an Island baby