Have you got any adventures planned for 2019? We have our eyes on New England for a road trip, a return to New York, and some English travels to Cornwall. And I also have some ideas for you, based on … [Read more...] about Five special trips to take in 2019
Our time in Mexico was dominated by our stay in San Pancho, a town we fell in love with and which one day may become home. We did, however, manage to visit a few places outside of San Pancho including the mega Mexico City and Paracho, land of guitars. Here are our stories from Mexico.
Outside of Bridges and Balloons, I also freelance as a writer and editor. This is an interview I had published in Oh Comely magazine with one of my heros, Lydia Cacho, a leading investigative … [Read more...] about Lydia Cacho: Children are men and women in the making
Our time in Mexico was cut short, but certainly wasn’t wasted. We spent two beautiful weeks in Mexico City, a place that stole our hearts and made us realise our love for Mexico goes beyond the … [Read more...] about 16 reasons to love La Condesa / Roma, Mexico City
We’re supposed to be in San Pancho. We’ve been imagining the moment of our return for months – what it would feel like to drive down the main street and see our beloved town again – to recognise the … [Read more...] about Why we’re changing our travel plans because of Zika
Oh my, I can’t keep this in any longer. We’re going back to San Pancho! YES! Anyone who read this blog back in 2012-2013 will know that Steve and I fell head over heels for this tiny little town … [Read more...] about Guess where we’re going back to?!
“How long are you off for?” “Maybe 2-5 years, who knows?” said Steve 730 days ago at our party to say goodbye. It was an answer said half-jokingly. We had no idea what this journey would look like or … [Read more...] about Year two on the road in photos
Ever since reading The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver, I've been fascinated by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. Their love story captivated me and I was enthralled by their passion, art and political … [Read more...] about Frida and Diego: a photo story in Mexico City
Continuing with our 'We miss San Pancho' theme, here's the second half of our Fifty four reasons to love San Pancho list... Please note that most of San Pancho closes for the low, rainy season (from … [Read more...] about Fifty four reasons to love San Pancho – part two
As you know, San Pancho, Mexico was a town that surprised us. A month's stay easily turned into six months and it may well be a place we plant roots. We loved and love it there, and my … [Read more...] about Fifty four reasons to love San Pancho, Mexico
It was disorientating enough, arriving back in England after 14 months away – and matters were intensified by the fact it felt more like November than Spring. The trees were bare and the air had a … [Read more...] about Butter Mandalas and flowers with nine lives