The Absolute Dream

After nearly eleven months, my time in Asia has come to a close. The visa I arranged for Australia a year in advance needs to be activated before October 10. I made this application so long ago for logistical reasons; if they need extra documentation, health checks, evidence of anything… this would be easier to … More The Absolute Dream

One of the best

Sometimes the best days come in the most unexpected packages. I woke the other day to a barrage of anxiety. I was panic stricken, miserable, scared and I didn’t know why. I didn’t know what to do with myself and how to overcome it.  I couldn’t face being locked in that bathroom painting again all … More One of the best

Happy New Year

It seems strange to be sitting here on the beach I’ve talked about for so long, seeing in the New Year with my friend and a bottle of champagne. 365 days ago I was nursing a cruel hangover in a new house with people I didn’t know too well and unfamiliar situations and surroundings. Changes … More Happy New Year

A Change of Plan…

For the longest time I didn’t want to tell you, I have decided to re-plan my route. Initially, I was due to start in Japan: Tokyo to Kyoto, Okinawa, Osaka. Fly on to Seoul, South Korea and then to China. Spend a month in China, trekking the Great wall, perhaps even hit up Mongolia and … More A Change of Plan…