Anxiety is…

Maybe we have better education about mental health in England, maybe our mental health service isn’t as dire as we believe. Maybe we are unfortunate and have more people suffering or, maybe we are just more vocal about the struggle. Whatever the reason, I have never experienced so many people not understanding before now. Generally … More Anxiety is…

Jet-setter Jones was Nominated for a Leibster Award!

Massive thank you to Kate; a Canadian with a serious case of wanderlust who writes My Petite Adventures, for nominating me for the Leibster Award! Also, an even bigger thank you for your kind words. I’m honoured: “Blogger Beckie suffers from an anxiety disorder, but she’s not letting that stop her from exploring the world … More Jet-setter Jones was Nominated for a Leibster Award!

9 Times Fear Hit Me When Least Expected (and how I did it anyway)

Travelling is, at times, a highly stressful, uncertain and overwhelming situation. Not even that, but, constantly experiencing change, trying new things, being on the move, having to speak to new people and put yourself out there ensures you are out of your comfort zone a lot of the time and can be really anxiety provoking. … More 9 Times Fear Hit Me When Least Expected (and how I did it anyway)

From Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. Moving on: A Lonely Girl’s Guide

The past couple of days have been tough. I’d been in Bangkok for five days and hadn’t really met anyone. A half hour chat with a guy at the floating market and a bus trip with a woman and her husband, although fun, don’t equate to friendship or a well rounded travel experience. Khaosan Road … More From Bangkok to Kanchanaburi. Moving on: A Lonely Girl’s Guide

Street Smarts

After being followed home last night through my local part of Bristol by a man who kept apologising and insisting “he is a good guy” (somehow seems less sincere after you try to grab someone from behind who is minding their own business walking home), I was sent into my old trusty default state of … More Street Smarts

The World is My Oyster

I arrived home from work this evening to find my brand new passport waiting for me. My ticket to adventure. My advance to go, collect £200 card. Freedom. I can’t wait for its crisp, new pages to be brimming with stamps; bent and broken-spined, like a well-loved book, my head swimming with the memories and the exhilaration … More The World is My Oyster