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Beach Life in Pembrokeshire

I love swimming, particularly in the sea. One of my earliest memories was my first...

Our Family Staycation In Pembrokeshire

My family and I had the most glorious two weeks in Pembrokeshire, Wales. The only...

An Interview with Trevor and Ros Bobb: owners of Roti Masters

It's in my bio. The way to  my heart is a Trini Chicken Dalpuri Roti. The smell the...

Zimpli Kids Glitter Baff: review

Like most kids these days, mine are into slime. We’ve bought slime. We’ve made slime....

4 Tips to Tidy Your Garden for Autumn (sponsored post)

Summer is a busy time for gardens, with barbecues, family gatherings, kids’ play...

Why Trinidad is not just for business

I’ve been planning this blog post for months now. I got in touch with my friends back...
6 ways to enjoy lavender

6 ways to enjoy lavender

We’ve been visiting Mayfield Lavender farm in Banstead for the past six years.  Lil Vallie was only a bump then. It’s become part of our summer family time rituals.  Walking along the lavender lanes, he view was breath-taking.  The fragrance was at once...


Hi, I am Maria, a Trinidad-born Surrey based SAHM, blogger and aspiring published children’s book writer. I moved to England in 2001. My career history has spanned from the Library Service to Further Education. I write about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more. The way to my heart is a Trini Dalpuri Chicken Roti.



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Hi! I’m Maria. My family and I live in London but I’m originally from Trinidad, West Indies. My beloved and I got married in 2006. He’s Chinese/Italian. When we decided to increase our family, the first inevitable question was ‘what the child would look like?’... [ + ]


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