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

Where did March go?

I can't believe it has been a whole month since my last post. I really don't understand where March went and I really really can't comprehend that it is already April, which means that it is only 4 months and 27 days until I go travelling (not that I'm counting or anything...)! A few weeks … Continue reading Where did March go?

Christmas Gifts: 10 Ethical Ideas

  The most ethical gift of all is the gift of Nothing. Often we are given gifts that we do not need, nor want. The gift of nothing saves money, prevents waste (both gift and packaging wise) and puts more emphasis on having a good time, rather than a materialistic Christmas. If you have a large … Continue reading Christmas Gifts: 10 Ethical Ideas

The 27 Club Mixtape

Yesterday I turned 27 and surprisingly did it rather respectably. The weekend started with champagne breakfast, leading to a stop-over in Cheltenham, a lovely bubble bath (don't have that luxury at home), beer and fried chicken, finally finished reading Frankenstein, then a walk up Malvern Hills, and ended with noodles, Blue Planet II and Stranger … Continue reading The 27 Club Mixtape

Recovery: Book Review

As yesterday was World Mental Health Day I thought I'd share my thoughts on my holiday read... Russel Brand's Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions. Whether you are a Russel Brand fan or not, this book really does create awareness on the issues around addiction and the struggles faced on the road to recovery. You may think; … Continue reading Recovery: Book Review

The Best Things in Life Aren’t Things

Writing an ethical blog is sometimes difficult. There is a massive conflict of interests; aiming to consume less but then needing things to review and write about. So here is a list of my top 5 favourite 'non-things'... Travelling, experiencing different places, having new adventures. Already this year I've been lucky to visit Warsaw, Cervinia and … Continue reading The Best Things in Life Aren’t Things