Although this year has been filled with a lot of anxiety due to big decisions and belief about them maybe being wrong…. I also feel that contradictorily, I have allowed myself the freedom to truly live, perhaps for the first time in my life. I am attempting to make a conscious effort to listen to … More Another Year
As you will know if you are a reader of this blog, I write about my worldwide travels and the daily struggle that is life with an anxiety disorder and OCD. I write from this perspective as I think that it is vitally important to open up a dialogue about this and to challenge the … More Wanderlust Wednesday: Breaking the Mould #1
Farm work. The big: Should I, shouldn’t I of 2016/17. As you may or may not know, the Australia working holiday visa works as follows: in order to get a second year (before the age of 31 where most countries deem you too old and senile to get a working visa), you must have completed … More Rumination Station: The Back and Forth of an Anxious Mind
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
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