Rough Riding

Since my last post about the wonders of one week I had a month or so ago in New Zealand, life has been a little tough. I had a series of unfortunate events in the space of one month that included a health scare, two bed bug infestations, visa issues, some matters of the heart … More Rough Riding

Melbourne, My Love

I felt something shift in me last month. After six months in this place, I am falling in love with it. It all started when I left my old kill-me-now data entry job in the concrete jungle that is Melbourne’s Docklands, and started my new job with Bupa, just off of a cool, bar-packed side-street known … More Melbourne, My Love

Where’s the Aspirin? I’ve an Asia Hangover

After a full month in Australia, I am still suffering with my Asia hangover. I miss it. At first, I loved Asia…… fastforward a few months and I grew ready to leave; the lack of sanitation, the language barrier, constantly getting ripped off, constantly having the same boring travel talk…  I was homesick for my … More Where’s the Aspirin? I’ve an Asia Hangover

Warning: This Post is a Moan. Things No-one Tells You About Travel

You have been warned, this post is going to be a moan. Verging on a rant actually. Yes I am aware I am being negative with no need and all you people reading this during your lunch break back in blighty will no doubt be rolling your eyes and leaving me comments later, but… long … More Warning: This Post is a Moan. Things No-one Tells You About Travel

Home-sweet-Home?

So I moved in with a child. Why?! You might ask. Because location was class, rent was a steal and it’s only for two months. Why?! I am asking. Repeatedly. I am terrible with children. I totally underestimated how hard it would be and how I would have to compromise my personal and social life … More Home-sweet-Home?