Before I start this blog I must inform you that I am in no way, shape or form a hiker but I continually insist on attempting to hike. Not just casual woodland hikes, no no no, I always go for the 3 day mountain hikes or in this case, a hike up an active volcano … More Mount Batur sunrise trek – Bali, Indonesia – from a beginners perspective
I made it! It wasn’t exactly smooth…let’s say it was eventful. This is a whole journey of firsts for me. First time flying from Heathrow, first long haul flight alone, first time in Bali and first time at Jakarta airport…I’d like to make it my last too! It all started really well, I saved so … More My first solo flight featuring the horror that is Jakarta airport!
Finally after 3 years of dreaming about it my IVHQ Bali adventure is finally coming true and it all starts tomorrow! If you haven’t heard of IVHQ before they are an amazing volunteering company based in New Zealand. I first heard about them from a blogger friend of mine who had worked with them 3 … More Getting ready to save all the turtles!
Her… He takes the first seat he can find. Hauling his ripped backpack from his shoulders he sits, breathless and relieved. The smell of library books fills the train, it’s a comforting smell, reminds her of her misspent youth with her nose buried deep in the pages of a borrowed book. The covers would be … More 04-03-2016
When I was younger I absolutely hated change of any kind. I can’t even tell you the amount of times i stopped eating or drinking my favourite things because they changed the packaging. Note – I still stick with my theory that a new package means new ingredients. I was plodding along in my happy … More 10 things i’ve learnt about my bohemian soul…
Regret – that’s a strong word! Everyone will always tell you to have no regrets. It’s not healthy to look back and wish you had/hadn’t done something. While I agree with that, I also slightly disagree…only slightly. I can, of course only speak for myself here but I, as a person am constantly changing. Of … More To regret, or not to regret…?
I’ll start by telling you to NEVER do what I did! I attempted to lift a brand new, completely full barrel of beer…on my own…with no other member of staff, or person at all for that matter, in the close vicinity. … More How to Survive with a Broken Foot!
As some of you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t blogged in a while…2 years to be precise! The reason for that is simply because I stopped travelling. It may sound silly but I felt that without a fantastic adventure to magical countries I was pretty boring…this could be true! I mean I … More Why I stopped blogging, and why i’m back 🙂
I sit alone, in the place where she once stood. She’s not here anymore, she doesn’t belong. The heat is all around me, i look up expecting sun, but find only shadows and the leering eyes of the tall metal strangers, the ones responsible for giving out the heat that envelopes my body. Bare footed … More Gone…
London has always been my home, I’ve lived here most of my life but it’s only now I’ve returned that I’m really seeing it. It’s a beautiful place full of the most interesting people that nobody ever takes the time to meet. A smile to a stranger is so rare that when it happens it’s … More London ~ Thousands of strangers desperately trying not to meet eachother…