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

Japan Now: Manchester, storytelling and literature as art form. 

The culture of Japan has long fascinated me, like many others. Though I’ve dabbled in Japanese literature, I can probably count the literature studied on two hands; strange for something I’ve found intriguing but not pursued. “Join us for an evening in conversation with Takashi Hiraide and Kyoko Yoshida, two authors whose work exemplifies the genre-bending… Read More Japan Now: Manchester, storytelling and literature as art form.