Wild and cosy winters

A few years ago I lived in a van. My husband joined me periodically; my cat was my constant companion. We trucked south and congratulated ourselves on avoiding a British winter. However, as much as we loved that season of chasing sunshine and stinky cheese, we have come to realise that we were unfairly harsh … More Wild and cosy winters

Travels with Basil

Over the last couple of months I’ve really enjoyed writing up a wee ebook about the time I took my cat travelling through Europe. Publishing with Amazon is super easy and, unlike traditional publishing, it gives me the ability to decide the length and style myself, as well as the pricing. The whole process of … More Travels with Basil

Trains in film

I love trains. Travelling by train is a gift: you can get up and wander, stretch your legs out under the table, charge your phone and laptop if you need, all while enjoying the scenery as it flits by. I would travel by train much more often if it were a sensible financial choice. Unfortunately, … More Trains in film

Why I Came Home

Travelling can be lonely. This is something that glossy mags, travel blogs, Workaway and Instagram forget to mention. After a year of being basically alone, and with money worries looming on the horizon, it was time to make a change. I’m so grateful I got to experience the backpacking life one more time, but I … More Why I Came Home