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On Turning 25

On Turning 25

I’m in Budapest and yesterday was my 25th birthday. I don’t think I’ve ever been as excited for a holiday and my birthday as I have been in the run up to this trip. On my 13th birthday I was actually allowed a house party […]

My Budapest Bucket List

My Budapest Bucket List

The other week I booked flights to Budapest, for my birthday (October 27th) no less! In five days time my best friend and I will be on the flight. I’ve wanted to go to Budapest for a long time and now I’m finally doing it. […]

Sunday

Sunday

“The city takes a breath on Sunday. Of all that’s lost with the pursuit of what’s next, I hope we don’t lose that…” – Hawksley Workman Sunday: the start of a new week or the end of an old one, depending on how you look […]

The Rest Of 2019

The Rest Of 2019

Not to jinx it but I feel really zen at the moment. Like, really fucking zen. It’s no secret that I’ve really struggled this year, but right now I feel at peace. At peace with myself, my life, my family situation, my mental illnesses. Everything. […]

Hand Luggage Only: How To Travel With Just A Handbag

Hand Luggage Only: How To Travel With Just A Handbag

A few months ago I went on a bit of an obsessive foray into the world of getting out of your comfort zone. It lead me to making absolutely no changes to my day-to-day life but I do feel like I’ve gained valuable knowledge and […]

Is The Best Yet To Come?

Is The Best Yet To Come?

…Or Have I missed out on it all? Everyone always says that don’t they? “Oh, the best is yet to come. The best years of your life are still ahead of you”. But what if that’s just not true? I feel like I’ve missed out […]

An Afternoon On A Deserted Island

An Afternoon On A Deserted Island

I’d read about the deserted island – Ilha Deserta or Barreta Island – off the coast of Faro before I set off on my trip. I knew it was somewhere I wanted to experience, drawn in by the promise of tranquillity and solitude by the […]