I love sunsets. They are one of the few moments in life when we are not only able to, but feel comfortable enough to stop, think and reflect; they allow us to just be. Last week I saw an old friend handle the hardest day of her life with memorising composure and unwavering courage. Still […]
This weekend I lost my manicure virginity, yes, my very first in my 25 years of life. My conclusion? Ladies, you are wonder women.
I am in awe of all of you going about your daily lives achieving menial tasks with total ease. HOW do you open jars?! HOW do you undo your bra strap?! HOW do you hold your tooth brush? Text? Press a button without thumbing three? How is any of this possible with claws protruding the end of each finger?!
I don’t know have to break it to you, even if you’re visiting for a month, no, a year, you just aren’t going to meet the Queen…
1. You are legitimately living above the clouds for more-a-less a week. 2. When you attempt the summit you will experience by far, the most mesmerising, captivating sunrise in the world. There is nothing more breathtaking than the sun stirring and watching the ball of fire rise up high over the whole of Africa. […]
Never been to New York before? No, neither had I until 7 days ago. In fact, I’ll raise you one more, I had not even stepped foot on American soil. As a mere Londoner travelling to the biggest – and so the films tell me, greatest – city on earth, I was intrigued, apprehensive and […]
Volunteering in India, what springs to mind? With those I trained alongside (who went on to volunteer in Tanzania), we conjured up images of morning yoga at sunrise, bright intricate temples with gold statues and burning incense, eclectic Indian dress, soft silks, rich spices, mouthwatering exotic, hot Indian cuisine, henna body-art, bustling streets, and of […]
Ok, I’ve had enough. Ever since the election was announced, way before releasing their manifesto, the Torys have based their campaign on undoing Jeremy Corbyn and the media have been outrageous too. There is nonsense that has gone on in the lead up this election that needs to be called out. – – – I’m […]
If you are travelling in the region, do not skip Sri Lanka. I repeat: do. not. skip. Sri Lanka. No matter your time scale, it is possible to squeeze in as little or as much as you want of this beautifully vibrant, versatile country. There isn’t the same tourist chaos as found in parts of […]
When you’re small it’s difficult to know where you fit in. Is it much different now we’re in our 20s?