From day one I’ve been convinced I’m having a girl. Steve too. We talked for hours about names and barely touched on the boy’s list, while the girl’s list grew and grew. So when we went to our 17-week … [Read more...] about It’s a…gender reveal cake!
My favourite stories have always been the ones that reveal their author's vulnerability and show something of our shared humanity. They remind me I'm not alone and have offered solace during my own difficult times. I appreciate that shared space and hope that my own stories may be of some help to you too. Here you'll find stories of grief, false starts, love, pregnancy, family, nomadism, working on the road, frustrations, freelancing, confusion, trying to start a business, and the good, bad and ugly side of travel. Thank you for following along.
Last week, I was sitting round a table with a group of fellow mums-to-be, relieved to hear that I’m not alone in the thoughts that have been running through my head these past few months of pregnancy. … [Read more...] about Some thoughts on pregnancy and anxiety
I'm in mega planning mode, trying to get everything in order before this little creature wriggling around inside of me makes their way into the world. One of the things I’m working on is the … [Read more...] about Tell me what you think! Win a £30 gift voucher
I have big news! This little family is becoming three! On 26 January 2018, Steve and I are expecting a baby! As readers of this blog will know, it’s taken a while to get here – 18 months in fact – … [Read more...] about Big news! We’re having a baby!
I know many of you read this blog for the travel tips, so perhaps you’ll want to skip this one, but I know I love bloggers’ posts that give an update on their life lately. It’s like a getting a little … [Read more...] about A little update from Bristol
It’s been five years since I started this blog and its been a rocky ride. I’ve watched the rise and fall of peers – some lifting to stratospheric success and others slipping away – while I’ve bumbled … [Read more...] about 14 lessons learned from five years’ travel blogging
Steve’s beard is made of ice again. And we’re staring at the sky. There’s a smudge upon the horizon, but is that just a cloud? And smudges aren’t what we’re after. We’re hoping for a show. In Iceland, … [Read more...] about A moment of awe in Lapland
In France, there’s a saying for a time when you "have your head in the handlebars" focused on your career and building a settled life. It’s a time that lacks moments to stop, look around and think … [Read more...] about It was always in the title
Sometimes you forget to get in touch with someone for so long, that by the time you get round to it, you feel so embarrassed that it’s difficult to know where to start. That’s how I feel now. Over the … [Read more...] about A long overdue update
I moved here at 19, exhilarated and starry eyed after a year travelling the world by myself. While friends headed out across the width and breadth of England, for me it had always been London. I grew … [Read more...] about My London