Portugal part two. On fear and confidence; learnings through solo travel

I’m relaxing in Ericeira with Sarah for a few days and it’s time to contemplate the bubble I’ve just emerged from and the months that have flown by, during which I’ve changed in irrevocably.  This blog is about travelling and I’ve kept it to being a document of places been, but now I want to… Read More Portugal part two. On fear and confidence; learnings through solo travel

16 weeks of travel – the 4 month review – 7 workaways and 7 countries

I’ve been travelling for almost 17 weeks – time has flown. I intended to do a monthly review but somehow 12 weeks came and went, and 16 nearly slipped away. In the last two months, so much has changed, within my psyche and within my disposition. I feel a real release and a contentedness. I’m… Read More 16 weeks of travel – the 4 month review – 7 workaways and 7 countries

Arriving in Spain and reflecting on my last Workaway. A month in Mauzens-et-Miremont, France. 

I feel sometimes as if I were a child who opens its eyes on the world once and sees amazing things it will never know any names for and then has to close its eyes again​ – John Ames in Gilead. I’ve just arrived in Seville, had a three hour nap with a fan pointed… Read More Arriving in Spain and reflecting on my last Workaway. A month in Mauzens-et-Miremont, France. 

Exploring in Slovenia; what I saw from my workaway: Škocjanske jame, Gradišica, Materija and Kozina

My time in Slovenia been a real rollercoaster. I’ve seen some gorgeous sights, met some great people and faced some interesting challenges; through meeting new people, through bottling up my emotions and through working on a farm producing meat, when I don’t eat meat. It’s been over a month and I’m still struggling with the… Read More Exploring in Slovenia; what I saw from my workaway: Škocjanske jame, Gradišica, Materija and Kozina