Sharmin de Vries

Culinary Amsterdam (HonestMum’s Blogging Carnival)

Amsterdam, the city that never sleeps, the city of sin, well that is, if the large droves of uncouth British men flocking to the city for a ‘stag do’, are anything to go by. Women behind windows in the infamous red light district posing for passers by like meat on sticks, weed pouring out of every cafe that is supposed to sell ‘coffee.’
Good Earth

Beautiful Indian Style by Good Earth (HonestMum’s Blogging Carnival)

When Honest Mum asked me to do a guest post I was delighted. She’s a cool chick who loves beautiful things just as much as I do, so how could I refuse. And since I’m holidaying in my homeland of India, I thought I would share some goodies from here. I’ve come across lots of lovely kiddy stuff that I could bring you but I’ve decided to share my absolute favourite Indian store called Good Earth,

The Miraculous Healing Powers of Cartoons (HonestMum’s Blogging Carnival)

Growing up, my Mum always worked. Primarily in offices working as a secretary, but there were times, when we were younger, when she worked in the fields during the holidays. She picked fruit and vegetables, and, come rain or shine, we would go along with her. Childcare options were few and far between.
Vicki-Honest Mum

Over-sharing Anyone?

It's just my opinion but I've experienced a lot of 'over sharing' of late on various social networking sites.
Vicki stroking a leopard


Thrillaxing. What am I on about? Holidaying that's what. A holiday that's so thrilling, it's relaxing. 64% of UK travellers think 'thrillaxing' is the best route to a relaxing holiday according to new research. Still not sure what I mean?