How to #bebodykind

I'd like to start this post by asking how you are, like seriously, how are you? Not just the passing by 'yalright?' that nobody really wants an answer from. But a genuine, how are you? It’s good to check in with your own mental health and to speak to people around you about it. Yesterday … Continue reading How to #bebodykind

Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

We've nearly been in Sri Lanka now for two weeks and our second stop was Kandy. For travellers (us included) this place is usually a quick one or two night stop off to explore Sigiriya and Dambulla. Whilst in Kandy we stumbled upon the Sthree social enterprise which is one of the Women's Development Centre projects. … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Sthree – Supporting Women’s Development in Kandy

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and … Continue reading 10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

Backpacking Book Club

Since being on the road for two months I've managed to make my way through 10 brilliant books. My Kindle has been my best friend. It has gotten me through flight delays, jet-lag induced sleepless nights, rainy afternoons, long train journeys and quiet days lazing in the sun. If I didn't share some of my … Continue reading Backpacking Book Club

So Many Books, So Little Time

At the start of the year I set myself a Goodreads challenge to read 24 books in 2018. I've made good progress, polished off 14 wonderous reads so far, but having left my job last week to go travelling I can finally start indulging in my long long list of books that I want to … Continue reading So Many Books, So Little Time

IWD – volume 3

Happy International Women's Day!!!! IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It's also a day to do what you can to truly make a positive difference for women. Here is my final blog post in my IWD series with my #pressforprogress. VOLUME 3 As mentioned in my previous post, last … Continue reading IWD – volume 3

IWD – volume 2

This post was supposed to be Volume 3 (coming up on Thursday)... but seeing as Lauren Laverne's focusing her Radio 6 show this week on women in music for International Women's Day (IWD), I thought I'd get in early before she steals my IWD Playlist thunder. VOLUME 2 The Brits, Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA's - … Continue reading IWD – volume 2