The Motorcycle Diaries

Pretty much everyone who lives in Bali gets around by motorbike or scooter. I’ve ben here nearly 5 years and I’ve been intending to ‘learn’ how to ride a motorbike for almost as long. I say ‘learn’ because there’s really no learning to be done – most of the bikes are...

A birthday on the beach – Komune Beach Club, Keramas Bali

As I mentioned last year, I wasn’t expecting Made to do anything or even remember my birthday this year so I took things into my own hands and arranged to go out for lunch with friends. Now Ubud isn’t near a beach (despite what the Eat Pray Love movie...

We are reading: The Red Tree by Shaun Tan

I have to preface this post with a disclaimer that I don’t think this book is actually a kids book at all. It’s from my BC (before children) collection and although it’s marketed at children and is obviously a picture book, it is very dark. On the...