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Lima: 3 Days, Two Districts And Empanadas Galore …

Lima: 3 Days, Two Districts And Empanadas Galore …

Whenever I thought about Lima, Peru’s vibrant capital, I merely had the passing thought that it must be ‘miles away’ and have very sunny weather given it’s in South America. Never did I imagine I’d be falling in love with the bustle that blossomed from every corner of the city centre, the smooth aroma that Continue reading Lima: 3 Days, Two Districts And Empanadas Galore …

Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

It’s breaking into the afternoon and the white noise of the coffee machine is accompanying my wait for the Suffolk-based singer, songwriter and guitarist, Adam Thomas. As I glance over my shoulder, Adam and his family are arriving inside from the brisk, autumn chill. They’ve travelled from Ipswich to the chaos of Liverpool Street Station Continue reading Adam Thomas: Dedication, Determination and a New Single Release

Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

It has only taken me just a brush over a year to pop this little travel number together… but this beautiful city, the capital of Spain, was just playing on my mind! So in true Scarlett Note fashion, I have created an ‘All you need to know’ guide. Be prepared for the one-stop-plan-ya-holiday experience. Here Continue reading Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?

It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?

Why is achievement seen as almost platinum when you get it right first time? It’s like a broken record, really, isn’t it? If we don’t quite grasp a technique, or pass an exam or achieve a ‘high’ standard, many of us (me included) then pursue a path of bucket loads of self-discipline, waves of self-criticism, and Continue reading It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?