Tag: backpacking. family

BOOK GIVEAWAY!!!

 I have a special treat for you guys. I’m running my VERY first Goodreads giveaway! You can now ENTER to win copies of BOTH, “I Grew My Boobs in China” and the long awaited sequel, “Backpacks and Bra Straps”! Don’t miss this chance. Goodreads Book Giveaway Backpacks and […]

I am feeling blessed

I am feeling so blessed!!! Nearly ten years ago I was on my way to China, my life was about to change forever. Throughout the years I dreamed of sharing my tale with others and letting them wear my shoes (or rather worn flip-flops). I grew so much […]

Cape Verde Continues…

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY and big congrats to my wonderful Kees for making it this far. 45. Wow! So happy we get to share our birthdays together. Though not too sure how I feel about him accusing me of “Robbing the old folk’s home” Hhahaha.                                       We had a […]

World Cup 2014

HUP HOLLAND 2-3 for us. That moment when you realize you’re the only one screaming in English in a Dutch crowd. Talk about sore thumb, lol. Sorry Australia. Well played. And double celebration for me, just got the next segment of “Backpacks and Bra Straps” back from editing!! […]

Anne Frank

I know it took me a long time, but I just finished “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl”. Reading it didn’t make me feel any better, especially at the end but I am so incredibly moved by that girl. All throughout she reminded me so much of […]

Backpacks and Bra Straps

    While I was  working on Ch 33 of “Backpacks and Bra Straps” and was amazed by what I rediscovered about Kumari, the living goddess in Kathmandu, Nepal. “A pre-pubescent girl is selected, much in the way the Dalai Lama is, and they worship her as a living goddess until […]

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