I have gained a lot of new followers to the blog this week (the lost lifeboat blog got picked up by several channels and had over 1000 views in one day!) so I just wanted to say a big 'THANK YOU' to everyone who has taken the time to follow me here and to read… Continue reading 600 Followers – THANK YOU
Someone asked me the other day "do you think you will finally settle down once you've finished travelling next year?" It sounds like a simple question that should have a very simple Yes/No, even 'hmm maybe' kind of an answer. However one thing is for certain I will never 'finish travelling'. As long as I… Continue reading Time to settle down?
I, like millions of other people around the world have been shocked and horrified this week by the senseless death of Grace Millane, the 22 yr old british backpacker murdered in Auckland, New Zealand. A beautiful young woman, recently graduated from university and now setting out on the adventure of a lifetime to see the… Continue reading Travelling Solo and Dating Safely.
Currently staying in Canada the media is filled with Michael Bublé’s recent announcement to retire from music and the 'narcissistic celebrity world' to spend more time with his family following his young sons's battle with cancer. As a huge fan I admit to being disappointed but I totally get it. Now being a realists I… Continue reading I’m so much richer being poorer!
Today is Thanksgiving in Canada. We didn't celebrate it around a big table with friends and family with a big turkey as many will be doing, but nevertheless my heart has never been as full of thanks and appreciation as it is now. I am taking a journey that I never thought would be within… Continue reading Canadian Thanksgiving
MANIFESTING YOUR DREAMS. "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life, it turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order and confusion into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend..." 'Gratitude' is they key to everything -… Continue reading The Law of Attraction
I remember when I was a young child my mother was rather over protective about the things we could and couldn't do - the reason why? She worked as a nurse in A&E and had always treated 'someone' who had hurt themselves on or with 'something'. Having worked in the funeral profession myself now for… Continue reading Farewell to Fear.
What I do love about the digital world is the power to connect with people you have never met before in online communities across the globe, indeed I am sure I am not the only person to say I feel genuine friendships with a few people I have never even met face to face, only… Continue reading Digital Nomads, ..or Digital? No, mad!!
I don't think anyone was truly surprised when I announced that I was taking my son out of school and taking a career break to go travelling for a year. Everyone knows my passion for travelling and after many, many years of dreaming and talking about it, finally everything seems to have fallen into place… Continue reading “We’re taking a GAP Year”