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Half a year and half a world away 

Half a year and half a world away 

It’s been six months since I nervously boarded a 5.30am train at Perpignan station and waved goodbye to my mum and step-dad, with a few warm, salty tears trickling across my cheeks, before heading off on my journey across the world.  Since then I’ve visited 15 countries, four continents, travelled thousands and thousands of miles, slept in 75+ hostels, motels and homestays, met 100s of people, climbed two mountains, swam with turtles and sharks, and made friends for life in…

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How I got Gilmored and why you should too

How I got Gilmored and why you should too

I knew as soon as it had started that this show was something special. I had been Gilmored.

Why being single is the best relationship you can have

Why being single is the best relationship you can have

I’ve been pondering whether I should, or could, write this next post. But sometimes, things just have to be written down and put out there to heal. Eight months ago, my six-year relationship came to an end. Breaking up is possibly one of the strangest experiences one can have. Suddenly everyone you come into contact with wants to pass on their wisdom on how you “deal” with this (even if you don’t ask for it), you start crying for no…

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