Never Mind, Doesn’t Matter, Maybe Next Time

Feeling like a constant failure is really exhausting. Trying to explain yourself and make excuses for the things that are going wrong, for quitting and making mistakes is seriously deflating. There are only so many times you can burn your bridges or run away and give up before people stop giving you sympathy and support…

Fire Mind

There’s something to be said about the powerful consequences of change and how we unintentionally welcome it every once in a while. But in life’s true fashion you’re never prepared for the big ones, you’re never ready for it or aware it’s coming so more often than not you’re knocked flat on your arse.  I…

A Taste Of Everything

Is it greedy to live several different lives simultaneously? It’s uncommon that’s for sure. We are all asked when we are young what we want to be when we’re older and we either know the answer or we don’t, we name a profession or we shrug our shoulders and hope that everything falls into place….

A Crack In The Ice

‘For someone who is so closed, guarded by walls so thick, so unbreakable, I sure do fall in love terribly quickly. Layer upon layer of protection made from the thickest substance I can muster, yet somehow my efforts fail me and I still manage to get wounded, there is still an ache. As people, humans,…

Here’s To Always Remembering The Important Things In Life

Things are so painfully fleeting in this life; like midnight rains that soak the streets while we sleep and are gone by morning- leaving nothing but droplets on the grass and the familiar smell of damp in the air. But just like the plants needing the rain in to grow, we also need showers to…

Try Spontaneity For Spice

It has occurred to me as I stare lovingly out of yet another plane window at the egg-yolk sunset, that the key to being able to fully appreciate life is change and spontaneity. What fresh perspectives can be had from the stagnant, mundane routines of everyday life compared to those created upon being pulled out…

Waking Up From My Sea Coma

It feels like I’ve been in a coma; waking up from a very strange, very real dream- life on the boat feels like a story from a book I’ve just finished. My days were like dust, quiet, still, settled and waiting for a gust of wind to pick them up and transport them somewhere new….

75 Days At Sea: A Soppy Sea Sayonara

So with less than 24 hours to go until I get to haul my case off the gangway and wave the ship that has been my home for the past two and a half months a hearty goodbye, I feel I should probably write some sort of conclusive, emotional farewell post. When people say to…

7.422 Billion Sheep And 1 Life Manual

When you look at it, it’s funny how little variety there is when it comes to the way in which we live our lives. There are 195 countries compromising of endless amounts of cultures, traditions and many different variations of quality of life. Yet it seems that no matter your walk of life the wants…

What Can Happen In A Year

It’s crazy how much can happen in a year isn’t it? I started 2017 with completelllly different expectations, ideas and goals and it’s incredible how little control we really have over our lives and the paths they take. This time last year I was backpacking around South East Asia, yearning to be settled and feel a stronger sense of worth and belonging….