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  • A first holiday horror story

    A first holiday horror story
  • Falling in love, falling out of love

    Falling in love, falling out of love
  • Claiming a Colourful 2019

    Claiming a Colourful 2019
  • Oh How I’ve Fallen

    Oh How I’ve Fallen

A first holiday horror story

RocketMan and I went on our first vacation together to celebrate his advancing years. We decided to go somewhere neither of us had been to, so we ended up in the beautiful coastal city of Porto. Before our mini-break, I got him some pre-birthday countdown treats including a leather passport…

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Falling in love, falling out of love

So it’s been a while, aye? One, I fell in love. But more of that later. Two, I fell out of love. With blogging, that is. That’s rather big for something I have loved doing since my teenage years. My blog was my safe haven, my tiny corner in the…

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Claiming a Colourful 2019

Well hello there, folks. Just a little something to say “Howdy, I’m alive,” since my last blog post was over two months ago. Things at The Girl Next Shore HQ have been rather hectic and as mentioned previously, I was in a state of transition where big decisions were made.…

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Oh How I’ve Fallen

As Fall transitions into Winter, I can’t help but reflect on the past couple of months. I’ve not updated the blog as much as I wanted to and truth is, I’m okay with that. It’s rather been cathartic to take a step back and “live IRL”, realising how much I’ve…

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Arvo Tea at the Crystal Moon Lounge, Corinthia Hotel

Compared to most London hotels, The Corinthia is possibly one of the most underrated gems in town. An enigma on its own, it has this certain vibe about it that I quite like. It’s elegantly discreet, sophisticated and classy. I was invited to try the hotel’s afternoon tea offering at…

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