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
You don’t pack up and leave your home and everything you’ve ever known behind you without learning a few things along the way. The ever-challenging and eye opening daily adventure that is “the road” is constantly equipping me with further life skills and shaping the person I am. I am a more confident and less … More Things Travel Has Taught Me
Beckie and Charlie try to survive on the mission to the other side of this goddamn huge island through the red-centre of the outback. Day 1: Boxing Day, 2016. Melbourne to Spud’s Roadhouse: 1206k. I woke up (somehow without a Christmas hangover) at 05:30am, ready for Charlie’s arrival to depart Melbourne. After our early start, … More Melbourne to Darwin in 4.5 Days
Do you ever look at people when you find out their age and wonder, how can I possibly be the same age as you? Most 30 year olds that I know are climbing that famous metaphorical ladder towards their chosen career, halfway to buying a house or creating their nuclear family and maybe halfway down … More Happy Birthday To Me
So, as I’m sure you are aware, 2016 was a bad year with regards to many things: celebrity death on a level that seems like the year was cursed, controversial political debacles, violence, war, poverty and natural disasters…. but for me, on a personal level, this year has probably been one of the best in … More 2016, You Beauty!
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