Looking for inspiration… November

So that's almost it for November, and it's been a tough old month - brightened up by some seriously amazing moments and bucket list experiences! It's months like this when I really understand the value of forward-planning, cos if I hadn't already had some things booked and paid for, I wouldn't have much to write …

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Looking for inspiration – on a shoestring! …October

This month I was supposed to start saving for my my move to Spain, so I wasn't sure I'd have much to write about... Turns out you don't actually have to spend a lot of money to have fun! Who knew?! Watching... I've only really got into Strictly over the last year or two, but …

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Looking for inspiration… September

September, September, where did you disappear to so quickly? It's been a bit of a strange month this one - I was ill for the first couple of weeks, and then I went back to work to a million emails and events, and have hardly stopped, so creatively it's been awful, and I've barely written …

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Looking for inspiration… August

Wow, that's it, summer's over! It's been a good one this year, making new friends, catching up with old ones, ticking two more countries off my bucket list, and making big plans for the future! Summer for me is really May, June and July, August is usually a bit of a boring month - which …

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I used to be…

Last week, book lovers everywhere celebrated Book Lovers Day. Being a book lover, I celebrated in fairly standard book lover fashion. I bought some new books. And I finished an old one. The book I finished was Wild, by Cheryl Strayed (who, for the rest of this blog, I shall refer to as Cheryl. I …

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A traveller’s heart

Although I usually travel alone, every so often, a familiar face appears. Like last year in Spain, when I bumped into an old friend. We screamed: 'Omg I can't believe it!' Hugged - slightly awkwardly, I'm not a great hugger when I'm sober - then decided to go for a drink. The next day I …

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The highs and lows of travelling alone 

The first time I really travelled alone was in 2003. I was in Thailand, and I was actually travelling with a friend, but he got sick, and so after a few days of waiting for him to get better, I ventured out on my own, and found I had a much better time without him! …

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