To all you bright sparks, you may have noticed that the title to this blog post does not quote the original lyrics to that oh-so famous Christmas song. It is, … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to be .. SAD, cold and freaking out it’s nearly 2023 .. fa,la,la,la,laaaa
As I sit here on a cold Wednesday afternoon in London, working and attempting to warm up with tea, I let my imagination drift. I think about the trips I’ve … Continue reading Pros VS Cons of travelling alone
Today is World Mental Health Day. It is a day, recognised by the World Health Organisation on the 10th of October, and usually has a theme attached to it. This … Continue reading World Mental Health Day: Have my antidepressants stopped working?!
Have I just started a blog piece by quoting Elton John? Yes. Not only is it a great song, but it just seemed too relatable to kickstart this piece. The … Continue reading Why does sorry seem to be the hardest word?
Ah friendships. A form of relationship which can bring you the highest of highs and totally destroy you when they end. In some ways, I’ve found friendships (the start, how … Continue reading What I’ve learnt about friendships the hard way
Hello to all my followers (Mum are you even there at this point?) My god it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything of substance, and my god has it … Continue reading Back to blogging!
Hello friends, how’s it going this bleak and bleary Monday evening? Yeah, that’s how I’m starting this post, because I don’t feel all sunshine and rainbows today. Why? Because it … Continue reading Turning (nearly) 30 in London VS turning (nearly) 30 travelling
From my many expeditions around the world, and with that a hopeless amount of food poisoning, gluten and dairy intolerances aside, I tend to stick to mainly a vegetarian diet. … Continue reading Travelling The World Vegan? No Problem!
Recently, I was looking through some of the writings I’d made throughout my world travels. Today I went for lunch with my Grandma, I haven’t seen her in SO long … Continue reading A message to my Grandad from Gili T, Indonesia
Oh my god, I’m 28 years old. What. The. Entire. Heck. For someone who is a secret/not-so-secret now Peter Pan, the thought of turning 28 makes me feel genuinely ill … Continue reading 5 Things I’m Proud Of On My 28th Birthday!
Recently I was speaking to a friend about the pros and cons of being single. The pros being that you can be an independent woh-man who can go everywhere without needing someone to check up on you, the negatives being that you don’t have anyone to put suncream on your back when we’re blessed with hot, sunny days. That got me thinking about the similarities between being single and travelling alone – I mean, it’s not entirely different let’s be honest here, but I guess it’s a lot easier to ask a fellow backpacker by the pool to get their hands creamy then it is to ask Paul the Gardener. I digress. Here are, what I believe to be, the TOP 5 annoying things about travelling solo.
It’s 14.34 on a rainy, sunny afternoon in May. In London. That’s right, my online travel diary is becoming scarcely less about travel and slightly more about my chocolate addiction … Continue reading I’VE MOVED OUT! The latest non-travel update