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Guest Post: Carol Ann Taylor

Pete very kindly let me loose on his lovely blog today…I hope you all enjoy reading about how I ended up in the land of smiles and why I love it so much…stay safe and well everyone 🙂 xxx…Thank you once again, Pete 🙂


I am very pleased to feature British blogger and cookery writer Carol Taylor, who now lives in Thailand. This is her story of how she came to live there.
Carol is a great member of our blogging community, and is always fully engaged with blog posts.

This is her own bio.

My Bio
Born in the Fifties which makes me?.mmm I will let you do the math. I was the eldest of three girls and the tomboy….my sisters loved dolls and pushing other peoples babies up and down the street…I still ask myself why?? I much preferred climbing trees, camping out and spending all my school holidays on my granddad’s farm…My grandmother taught me how to cook on her aga and I suppose that was where my love of cooking started…Singing in the church choir was also a passion of mine as is playing the piano.

I was an avid…

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Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. Mark Twain.

Wow…..Now, how true is that??????

I am coming up to my next ” Born Day

Maybe that’s why I  have ‘deliberated, cogitated and digested’ which was Loyd Grossman’s catchphrase and for reasons unknown to me just keep popping into my head.

I never have or will buy ready-made sauces……Come

Anyway….. My plan is going ok’s nice to have a bit of focus…

Oh Yes!   I have also been busy on which has not been and still isn’t easy……talk about well if I didn’t already have grey hairs….I would now! It is the most frustrating website ever…..Yes ever.!…but the stubborn streak in me just keeps going back and when I think yehhhhhh it’s sorted…It’s not!

But it would help build my profile if you lovely peeps would pop over..have a look..maybe subscribe to me?????…

So sort of my point is …Am I…A travel writer?


A food writer?

Batu and veggies

Just a rambling this is my life writer? Who am I?

This is definitely some sort of who am I crisis……. Is it an age thing?

In my head I am still 30 something… my “Born Day” approaches I am definitely NOT!

10638008_10152294106710848_1574414217_n  I now know polystyrene cool boxes are not for plonking your butt on….. The reverse ice challenge!

By now I hope you haven’t lost the will to live….. I hope you forgive my rambles….it’s that bl…….dy catchphrases fault…I was not even a fan and my all-time teeth grinding ..turn it off song…..Perfect Day!

Is there such a thing????????