It’s upon us again, international women’s day. Brace yourselves for the thousands upon thousands of platitudes from companies etc that mean precisely fuck all. I understand the reasoning behind international … Continue Reading Don’t call me feisty
Ah man, a year can feel like it has passed in the blink of an eye, especially when you’ve been having fun. Today (Friday 17th) is my last day as … Continue Reading Things I’ve learnt after 12 months in the Northeast
Bloody missed the actual date didn’t I…. We’re four weeks into January and of course my yearly pledge to be more organised and pay attention to my diary has begun … Continue Reading Three years of blogging
Here we are at the end of another year. Another trip around the sun and what a ride it has been! 2022 has been the most wonderful and unexpected year. … Continue Reading Reflecting on 2022
Grief is weird. There, I said it. Aside from the odd meme about grief not being a ‘linear journey’, no one ever really talks about grief and how it feels … Continue Reading Reflections on grief
A couple of weeks ago, I had the grand idea of taking part in #Blogtober for the first time. For those who aren’t aware of what Blogtober is, it takes … Continue Reading #Blogtober lets be realistic….
One 25th March this year, I was devastated by the death of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. I’d never before really understood people’s outpouring of grief at the death of a … Continue Reading Taylor Hawkins tribute concert (Wembley)
As summer draws to a close, it seems fitting that I reach the end of my American road trip posts. New Orleans has long been on my travel list. I … Continue Reading Traveller Diaries: Welcome to New Orleans
Put on my blue suede shoes and I boarded the plane. Touched down in the land of the delta blues in the middle of the pouring rain…. Actually, the following … Continue Reading Traveller Diaries: Walking in Memphis
Staying in Cherokee, the plan was to go hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains. The weather still wasn’t playing ball. To be fair we aren’t normally put off by the … Continue Reading Traveller Diaries: Thinking on our feet Kentucky and Nashville
I turned 37 at the beginning of July. I was working away from home, which was a bit weird, but my team made sure I didn’t end sitting alone in … Continue Reading Things I haven’t mastered at 37….
Having successfully avoided Covid since this damn pandemic began….it finally got me. At a guess, I’m going to say I possibly caught it in a London bar….the one where my … Continue Reading Normal service will be resumed…shortly (ish)
(The actual driving part of our road trip) What do you do the morning after you’ve inadvertently spent hours cycling around DC lost and not got back to your hotel … Continue Reading Traveller Diaries: The Blue Ridge Mountain Parkway
There’s something fairly surreal about sitting at a roof top bar and seeing the Capitol building in one direction and planes turning into land behind the Washington monument on the … Continue Reading Traveller Diaries: Bikes and Washington DC.
From New York to Philadelphia. So, confession time, I almost, very nearly decided to strike this stop from the trip in the planning stages. It was around about the time … Continue Reading Traveller diaries: 24 hours in Philadelphia
Most people who know me, know I love to travel. I love heading to the airport with my trusty backpack, a guidebook I’ll barely look at and a rough idea … Continue Reading Traveller diaries: American road trip New York￼