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Family Series: Jen Pendlebury


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Name: Jennifer Pendlebury Age: 34 From: Newquay, Cornwall Role at Sunshinestories: Massage Therapist & Surf Instructor Words to live by: Life’s short, eat cake Favourite surfboard:  I have too many to choose from! My favourite short board would be- seduction surf co 5’0 recycled fish. My favourite longboard is 9’2 demons seduction performance longboard. Favourite thing about Sri Lanka: 

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Family, Sri Lanka

Head Chef


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Your Role As a kitchen manager or head chef at Sunshinestories, you would use your knowledge and experience of professional cooking to lead a team of staff and efficiently run two kitchens, one at Sunshinestories retreat and one at a new location we’ll be opening shortly. In this job you will need good leadership skills,

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Family, Sri Lanka

When grandpa and grandma came to the island


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Traveling the world involves a lot of good byes and leaving wonderful places and people behind. This year has been different, this year we’ve been the ones that waved good bye to a bunch of lovely people from our doorstep. It’s been amazing to have so many cool, interesting and inspiring people visiting us. The

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Family, Sri Lanka, Surfing, Yoga

bro on the lank


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And so did my brother come to the lank. We surprised him by picking him up on the airport as we were already in Colombo that day. He got super stoked! Here’s a bunch of photos from the first week we spent here together surfing, going on jeep ventures, shooting monkeys, doing arm balances and

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Family, Sri Lanka

Saraswati day


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On Saraswati day we went to Harsikas (dhammikas older daughter) school to look at her dance show. It was so exciting! We were told 48 different times that the show was going to start, Dhammika kept changing the time that we had to leave every time we asked. Finally we got there and I asked

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Birthdays, Family, Sweden

First of May


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Went up to Bjäre over the 1st of May weekend. Weather was amazingly sunny! Rapsfälten are super colorful now covering what must be like half of Skåne. Very picturesque. Love them! My grandmother turned 87 on the first of May. She didn’t want to be congratulated because she just came home from a week of travelling

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Family, Malmö

livet just nu // life right now


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Stökigt, soligt, pirrigt, stressigt, mysigt, vemodigt på en och samma gång. Vår i Malmö, en sommar som väntar runt hörnet. En sommar i Torekov och sen kommer vi inte tillbaka till Malmö. Det där är så spännande och stressande att det förtjänar ett eget inlägg.. Just det här med stress plus en balanserad kost av

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Family, Sri Lanka

Jungle Mini Golf


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We heard a rumor about an abandon mini golf course in the jungle of Hikkaduwa. Our friend Johan had been there 10-15 years ago and last year he looked it up again. He holds the all time best record with 44 points. It took sometime before Petter found a tuktuk driver who knew the way

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Family, Sweden

Summer Soltice


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Nothing beats the Swedish region Dalarna when it comes to Summer Soltice aka Midsummer aka Midsommar in Swedish. A whole day of celebration, good food, dancing, singing and then a looong, bright night. To top it off really nice you should, according to old folklore, pick seven different flowers and jump over seven fences, during

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Family, Sweden

Dalarna


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For me Dalarna meant summer when I was a kid. It was here we spent almost all of our summer vacations. Both my mum and dad’s family lives here. But the last three years or so I’ve been working so much every summer that I haven’t found the time to visit my roots and family..

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