Caribbean, Family, Travel and Adventure

Open water crossing

The time had finally come and our summer adventure was about to begin... Once the boat, 'Secret Oasis' our Voyage 58 Cat was back in from its last charter of the season, she needed to be cleaned and maintained before we left the dock. It had taken Gavin and I three days to get the… Continue reading Open water crossing

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, 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 and Adventure

The art of island driving

The roads on Tortola are not for the fainthearted, in fact when you first arrive on the island they are absolutely terrifying! It's pretty difficult to get lost on the island as there are really only two roads to go on to get from one side to the other. The ridge road runs along the… Continue reading The art of island driving

Travel and Adventure

A new beginning

Arriving on the new island I called home was an amazing experience, but it did not come easily and definitely not without new challenges. Gavin welcomed me into his beach side home with open arms. I had always dreamed of one day living by the beach, and I couldn't have got much closer. We were… Continue reading A new beginning

Travel and Adventure

Where it all began

In 2011, my beautiful South African friend was getting married. I had promised her two years prior, that when she was to get married I would be there at the wedding. I asked my friend in the UK if she fancied a trip to South Africa with me and we would make a girly road… Continue reading Where it all began