Im starting to think about what the next adventure will be.

May 11, 2016

I’m coming to the end of this trip to the UK. It’s been nearly a year and I am looking forward to moving on. I’m here for another two months and I am starting to think about what my next adventure will be. I’ve had an offer to do some more exploring around Edinburgh which I am keen to take up and I’m thinking about heading over to Barcelona again…


The sun is out and my mood is up.

May 9, 2016

  When I said that my mood and my homesickness would probably change when the sun came out I don’t think I really realised just how much. The weather over the last few days has been amazing and all though is going to be short lived the change it has made to my mood is crazy good. I’m actually wearing shorts this week. The legs have been getting some air and it…


I’m in LONDON! Just saying…

February 18, 2016

I’m surprised to find out just how many people are still surprised when I tell them I am in London. They are either not reading my blog or instagram or are too busy just looking at the dirty pictures LOL. I’m still in London guys. I have been here for about six months and will most likely be here until July. I’m enjoying my time here mostly but the cold…


Liverpool day two.

January 27, 2016

We awoke on the second day in Liverpool to a very different scene to the day before. The sun was shining and even though the temperature was still in the single digits just seeing my old friend made the day vastly more enjoyable. The amount of available sunlight and my mood are both very closely linked. After a breakfast of local ham, eggs and stale hash browns in the hotel…


Liverpool Day 1.

January 26, 2016

Last week I took a couple of days away to visit Liverpool with a friend. It was a short trip away to break the boredom while I wait for work to start again. It was nice to get out of London but as soon as we arrived in Liverpool it started raining and given that most of what we planned to do was on foot my patience wore pretty thin….


Australia Day warm-up

January 25, 2016

Yesterday I joined a group of Aussies for an early Australia day BBQ and drinks. There is a lot about my country that I am and am not proud of and this time of year the talk kicks up about our treatment of Indigenous Australians, detention centres and other things that are not great about Australia. But when you’re travelling and away from home days like this take on a…


Photobomb. Get out of your bubble

January 16, 2016

I’ve been wanting to share more photos for a while so I figure why not start dropping more photobombs on the blog. If you’re no following me on Instagram yet then you should. I was stuck in the house all morning and I decided I needed to get out of the house. This shot felt perfect for how I was feeling. I had to get off my couch and out…


Twelve months later and London still feels new. The stages you go through when moving to a new city.

January 16, 2016

 I’ve spent twelve months in London so far. Six months last year and another six months this year. You might think that it was starting to feel familiar to me but it’s still a long way from feeling like home. It’s well known that I’m missing the weather, beaches and food back home but there are somethings about London that I do love. It’s taken me a while to warm…


Windsor Castle attempt no. 1

January 8, 2016

Today I headed out to Windsor Castle. I’ve been trying to get out there for a while and despite the pouring rain this morning I made the trip. Luckily it’s not too far from London and it only took about an hour to get out there because when I arrived the staterooms which are really what I wanted to see were closed. I guess the lesson there is to check…


Chiswick House and Gardens.

January 5, 2016

Continuing on my exploration of places around London I was sitting in my favourite breakfast spot on Monday when I found a pamphlet for Chiswick house and Gardens. At this time of the year the house is closed but the gardens are open all year round. It’s been a continuing mission of mine to make sure that I see as much of London as I can this trip. The house…