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'Hot'desking for the day: Eastbourne, Sussex

June 22 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #coast, #Eastbourne, #England, #Hotdesk, #Ola Fagbohun, #Pier, #Promenade, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #seaside, #Staycation, #Travel Beyond the UK

What do you do when the thought of another day working from home is no longer inviting? You hot desk it over to England's sunniest seaside resort - Eastbourne. EnjoyEngland.com describes Eastbourne (its destination of the month) as ... "The sunniest English...

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Forget SATC2, the travel movie of the year may be #Eat, Pray and Love

June 11 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #Eat Pray and Love, #Elizabeth Gilbert, #Italy, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Rome, #travel, #Travel books, #women, #women travellers

Forget SATC2 in Morroco, the movie you should be excited about is Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything . For those of you who haven't read Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything , where have you been? Before I introduce the film...

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World Cup (#WorldCup2010) - divided loyalties

June 10 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Brazil, #Football, #Jungle Drums, #magazine, #Travel News, #world cup

Lucky me, I drew Brazil in the family World Cup draw, unfortunately I also drew Honduras, North Korea. So, it's goooooooo Brazil (England and Nigeria too).

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Celebrating all women who love travel

June 7 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Diverse Traveller, #DiverseTraveller.com, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #travel, #Travel poetry, #travelers, #travellers, #Trudy Howson, #women

Off...off...off on the wings of a dove we are. On a plane or a boat, or a bus we are. Be it near or far, by train, or car. We are women, who travel. Up... up... up on the crest of a wave we are. Propelled by a whim, and a wish we are. We cannot say no,...

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#Bupa 10k and an #Elephant Parade

June 4 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Bupa 10K, #London, #Ola Fagbohun, #Outdoor fitness, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #road races, #women and fitness

I may have been stupid, but I am proud of myself. Why? Well, despite only four days of long jogs, power walking and yoga, I managed to complete the Bupa 10K in 74 minutes. How did I do it? By being my typical pig-headed self, coupled with adrenalin -...

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#World Cup sibling envy

June 2 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #WorldCup, #Football, #Ola Fagbohun, #travel, #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel planning

It's not often I am envious of anyone, but this month I'm surprised I don't turn into the the incredible hulk (or should that be sulk) every time the World Cup is mentioned. The reason, I let rationale stop me from joining my brother in South Africa....

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Joe Turner's Come and Gone and Left No Deep Impression

June 1 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Adjoa Andoh, #black theatre, #Delroy Lindo, #Joe Turner's Come and Gone, #Ola Fagbohun, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Theatre, #Young Vic

When Delroy Lindo first saw Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, in the eighties, he left not knowing what the play was about, however the play touched him very deeply. Over a few years, he learned more about the play, the content and meaning, through being closely...

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