It’s cold and wet. It’s dark when I leave work. When I’m home I am living in my dinosaur onesie. There’s an air of excitement in the office as people gear up for their long weekend and little chocolate treats are being left on the desks awaiting our arrival in the morning. This can only … More Merry Christmas… No, wait
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!