Introducing Wandering Wives

Author: , October 27th, 2015

We’re delighted to announce a new addition to the Purple Roofs blogging team. Emily and Sian Davies are Wandering Wives; a married lesbian couple from the UK who have been travelling the globe in style.


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After a light bulb moment, they sold everything they owned and bought two one way tickets to the other side of the world. That was almost two years ago and they haven’t looked back since. They’ll be sharing their hilarious adventures in a new regular column on the Purple Roofs blog!


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The Wandering Wives love beaches and cocktails, touring vineyards and hiking in the great outdoors. They’ve worked with an NGO in Cambodia, trekked with hill tribes in Vietnam and driven their temperamental campervan around Australia.


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Find out more about Emily & Sian by visiting Wandering Wives


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Vermont Inn Sued by Lesbian Couple for Refusing Wedding

Author: , July 20th, 2011

The Wildflower Inn in Lyndonville, Vt., bills itself as a “vacation sanctuary” where the welcome mat is rolled out even for the family dog. The inn, nestled in the mountains on 570 acres, was voted Best Family Resort by Yankee Magazine in 2010 and has enjoyed positive reviews in travel publications and websites that range from National Geographic Traveler to Trip Advisor.

But according to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, that warm Wildflower welcome doesn’t extend to gay couples.

Court documents filed in Vermont Superior Court claim that when Katherine Baker and Ming-Lien Linsley, a lesbian couple, tried to book their wedding reception at the Wildflower, they were told via email that innkeepers Mary and Jim O’Reilly “do not host gay receptions” because of their “personal feelings.”

Full Story from ABC News

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