Kindness shown to a stranger on Mother’s Day!

A 50+ wife and mother of 3 on her first solo trip away – what could possibly go wrong? Thanks to the kindness of strangers it was the most memorable Mother’s Day possible. Two years ago but still so clear to me!

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Backpacker!Last year on Mother’s Day I arrived in London from Australia on the start to My Big Adventure.  I was travelling on my own for 4 weeks, staying with my daughter and other friends, in UK, Denmark and Sweden.  I love travelling and usually have my handy husband with me but unfortunately he wasn’t able to come with me, so I was on my own.  I’m very proud of how well I coped given that my first day was so eventful. This is my travel blog post from Mother’s Day 2013, which shows just a fraction of the excitement and, looking back on it, I’m grateful all over again for the kindness that was shown to me by complete strangers.

It was an amazing Mother’s Day and one I’ll never forget.

Where do I start? Ok – last post I was getting ready to arrive & be let loose in London. At Heathrow airport I managed to…

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  One thought on “Kindness shown to a stranger on Mother’s Day!

  1. May 10, 2015 at 8:05 am

    What a wonderful story. I can’t believe you stayed awake for so long. What a champion. Happy Mother’s Day Deb x.

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    • May 10, 2015 at 8:09 am

      It was the best day (after I was rescued) and so nice to know that random acts of kindness do happen. Thanks for reading my story and Mother’s Day wishes. Muchly appreciated. Now off to to do a 5km Mother’s Day Classic run with my daughter in Canberra. No rest for the wicked as they say!!

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      • May 10, 2015 at 8:11 am

        You are amazing. I’m on the couch drinking coffee before heading to mum’s for the day. Best of luck!!!!

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  2. May 10, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Happy Mother’s Day!!
    What a fantastic adventure and a beautiful affirmation of human kindness!

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    • May 10, 2015 at 11:15 am

      It certainly was an amazing adventure! I’m so glad there are such kind people out there. Happy Aussie Mother’s Day to you Lucile 😊


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