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July Round-up: Books, Booking Trips & Game of Thrones

July Round-up: Books, Booking Trips & Game of Thrones

I know, I know, we’re almost a week into August and I’m only just publishing my July round-up. I’m just not organised enough to publish on the last Friday of the month so this will have to do! When this goes live I’ll be in […]

Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

I’ve just seen a conversation on Twitter-one of many I’ve been seeing just lately- about how it’s still not acceptable to use sick days at work when you need to take some time off to look after your mental health. It’s inspired me to write […]

What If I Never Want To Settle?

What If I Never Want To Settle?

I’m restless. I feel trapped when I stay in a place for too long, or when I get stuck in a routine. I have an overwhelming need to flee and explore. I never used to be like this. School-aged me always had a plan- degree, […]

A Weekend In Brighton- What To See And Do

A Weekend In Brighton- What To See And Do

Everyone should experience Brighton once in their lives. It’s an old school seaside town with pebbles instead of sand, colourful beach huts, and a rickety old pier which holds some terrifyingly heavy fairground rides. It’s also picturesque and quirky, with historical lanes full of street […]

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

It’s currently early afternoon on a sunny Sunday and I’m still in bed. I feel like I’m definitely living my best life. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with Sundays. When I was at school I used to hate them because the whole day would […]

Top Ten On My Travel BucketList

Top Ten On My Travel BucketList

Fun fact: the longer I think about the term ‘bucket list’, the more I dislike the thought of it; I find it morbid *shudders*. But since bucket list is what it’s called, a bucket list is what it shall remain. I don’t have a written […]

Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

Book Review: The Excursionist by J.D Sumner*

I have made this review as spoiler free as possible, but there are some minor details mentioned. Jack Kaganagh, newly single due to the death of his wife, Kay, is desperate to visit 100 countries and join the Traveller’s Century Club, before he turns 45. […]