We arrived to Hanoi Vietnam at about 6am after a pretty hectic plane ride. On the first 3 hours in to the 11 hour flight, the plane hit some turbulence and it felt like we dropped about 1000ft. People around us were shrieking and some even crying a little bit. This is something we had … More Culture shock, family motorbike outings and meat slabs. Welcome to Vietnam!
I decided against doing a recount of our trip so far. Because that bores the hell out of me. So instead I will write about my highlights- no, not highlights being places, highlights being the moments that made me smile and deserve to be remembered. But first, this post is about Māy. Māy is a … More Same-same but different
“The thought of moving home daunts me. The thought that after this two years is up, it’s up, it’s done. And moving home to a place where nobody else knows all of went on makes it seem just like a strange distant dream that isn’t really acknowledged. And that fucking breaks my heart.” I wrote … More Strength required now.
Last weekend, on Sunday lunchtime the first of the goodbyes were made. Pete, Jess, Cody and I met Glenn, Ali and Oliver in Clapham for a tasting plate. Spending our last time in London with my UK family was fun and sad, all in one. They have welcomed me, supported me and cared for me … More The last weekend and 2 more sleeps.
It’s not always happy camping over here. It might look glamorous because we travel so regularly and of course we live in London. But as many of my previous writings have said; finance, lifestyle and living in a big city does have its cons. Most recently though, I’ve been stressed for other reasons- and it’s … More Let’s blame it on the full moon
“Sometimes good things come to an end. But here’s the secret everyone— come close!” They all huddled together underneath the tree to listen to Christopher’s secret. “Memories. Are. Forever.” He whispered and tapped Pooh on the nose. https://m.reddit.com/r/WritingPrompts/comments/29mc27/wp_on_his_death_bed_christopher_robin_tries_to/