Flagship Patriot Jet Speedboat & San Diego Harbor Cruises

I had ummed and ahhed about going on Flagship’s Patriot jet speedboat ever since I came across a You Tube clip. I was researching new activities to do in San Diego and thought that it looked like fun. The thing is I'm scared of deep water and I don't like boats. Hey, I even feel … Continue reading Flagship Patriot Jet Speedboat & San Diego Harbor Cruises

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Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

After reading several very average books lately (which obviously didn't get featured in my Recommend Reading section), I had wondered if my reading mojo had disappeared. Thankfully Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale on Avon Books brought it right back. The review below is featured as part of Blogtober where Bloggers from all over … Continue reading Secrets at Meadowbrook Manor by Faith Bleasdale

7 Ways to Celebrate World Post Day

Today is World Post Day. It was originally set up to bring an awareness of the services that mail delivery companies from all over the World provide to both homes and businesses. Over 150 countries take part and some use it as a time to treat their staff for good work. Who remembers that feeling … Continue reading 7 Ways to Celebrate World Post Day

Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

It's Chocolate Week next week (yes there is such a thing, yippee!) so  I have an incredibly moreish recipe to share with you in preparation. We recently went to a lovely wedding held at the magical Enchanted Oaks in California. The family has bakers and chefs on both sides so we were treated to a … Continue reading Chocolate Saltine Toffee Recipe

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with Diary of a Detour

An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul is a new weekly feature where I chat to a variety of people including other bloggers, musicians, authors, artists, etc, to find out their thoughts and experiences on all the subjects that I cover on my blog. Although I have shared with you some of my … Continue reading An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul with Diary of a Detour

The Day I Met Robbie Williams

The Day I Met Robbie Williams.  Ok well met might be stretching it a bit far but it was certainly a fan moment I never expected. He was standing less than a foot in front of me which had the effect of turning me into a quivering wreck. It was like I was a 15-year-old Take … Continue reading The Day I Met Robbie Williams

World Smile Day – Could you compliment a random stranger?

I love to people watch, as do most of us I think. During a recent trip to Long Beach California, my husband and I were taking a breather in the shade. I was checking out this lady who was facing the other way talking on her phone. Her long hair covered her face but she … Continue reading World Smile Day – Could you compliment a random stranger?