Home-made Pizza made easy!

Prosciutto, anchovy and onion pizza.

If you really want to impress you guests with some nice welcoming homemade food then Pizza is perfect. It’s fun for all and there’s a real sense of achievement when [...]

PostSecret – the best blog ever?


This site transcends the internet to be personal, intimate and emotional. It’s my favorite blog. It’s so personal that it’s almost invasive. It’s humbling and enlightening. It’s shocking and reflective. [...]

An unlikely friendship – part 1


I received the following email and I thought the photo story of a surprise friendship was pertinent to and worth sharing.  I hope you agree! (Now there’s a Part [...]

8 great surf sites – for ‘Kooks’ and ‘CT’s!

North Shore Surfer

“It’s like the mafia. Once you’re in – your in. There’s no getting out” – Kelly Slater photo credit: mandolin davis This site is about bringing like-minded people together and [...]

Best for photography – sharing

1975...but where?

“All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget.  In this – as in other ways – they are the opposite of paintings. Paintings record what the painter remembers.  [...]

What the F**K is social media?

For those of you still in the dark about the power of social media, here’s a torch. This is a great insight into the power of social media, the way [...]

City slicker: Chicago

I Love You So Much It Hurts

photo credit: Señor Codo photo credit: terren in Virginia Why Visit? Chicago, Illinois, is a fabulous city, set in North central America, with its gangster heritage and home to a [...]

Cool travel maps – Celebrity Cribs

Ok, I’m not a fan of ‘celebrity’ but I do like to know that they are human and live in a house like you and… And yes their houses are [...]

My Friends Hotel – a simple concept

Accommodation + Social Networking Our friendship networks have a global reach and as such, accommodation rental (from Homestays to Vacation Rentals) should be found through friends – and people with [...]

The 36 best quotes about kindness

Found Stuffed Kitty

Someone sent this to me and it resonated for a few reasons. Firstly, Kindness is my surname.  As a result I am often asked, ‘So, are you always kind?’ to [...]