The seriously anxious traveller

One of my biggest concerns when I started travelling was how my anxiety disorder would get in the way of the gigantic list of things that I wanted to see and do around the world. The prospect that it could stop me from making any of my dreams come true absolutely terrified me. How could [...]

Travel to heal

On a sunny Monday afternoon at Heathrow last summer, I found myself gazing out of a plane window feeling like the weight of the world had been lifted off of my shoulders and dropped into the palm of my hands ready to be explored. A moment which usually would be accompanied by a bundle of [...]

Grateful for where Iโ€™m at, excited about where Iโ€™m going

I had a two hour train journey home from work Thursday evening, I'd finished my book, was full of coffee and there was a plug socket right next to me. This meant it was time to write. I've been thinking a lot lately about what it actually means to 'live in the moment'. Naturally, as [...]

Spring in London and best friends

Hey bloggers! I haven't had much time to write this week. I felt annoyed at myself earlier about it because I did have a few blogposts I wanted to tackle - but actually I realised that although I haven't had a particularly productive work/gym/writing week, I did spend it catching up with my sister and [...]