Blog: In a moment like this

Hello All I hope you’re all well. I am at Europa Point, which is the most southerly point of Gibraltar. From here you can see Morocco, Ceuta and Tarifa. Some stunning views from here, as well as the Rock of Gibraltar. I just wanted to take a moment out to take in the view, feel…

Blog: A happy place

  Hello everyone I hope all is well. I am thoroughly enjoying my time in Gibraltar. Om currently on a sun lounger by the gorgeous pool at my apartment building. I am enjoying the downtime here and I’ve even switched off from writing much until now. I do genuinely think of Gibraltar as a happy…

Blog: The voyage home

  Hello everyone This blog is written on 1 May 2022, during a two hour delay to my flight back to Manchester. Happy May day. As I return home today, the first elements of my every day life and routine return to me. Tomorrow is a Bank Holiday in England so I do at least…

Blog: Solo travel

Hello I hope everyone is well. Today is 24 April, and I am currently on a sun lounger in Qawra, Malta. I am having a couple of chilled pool days before I start to explore. Tomorrow I am visiting the island of Comino and the waters of the blue lagoon. I will also be doing…

Blog: Down time

Hello I’m currently on holiday in Lisbon. I’m writing this at Castelo de Sao Jorge. There are stunning views to be seen up here This is my first trip overseas to visit somewhere new in over two years. Now I am here, I am so grateful to be able to explore somewhere new. And what…

Blog: Time Out

This week, I have taken a leaf straight out of James’ book and writing this from the beach in the Balearic sun. Travel is something that I have desperately missed over the last 19 months. It makes me happy. I have been fortunate enough to spend time travelling around the UK, when possible, throughout the…

Blog: What do you need?

Self worth. Your own value. Contentment. Self care. Self love. These are powerful statements, but many people view these as selfish. To focus on yourself is viewed by many as selfishness and quite ignorant. Yet these views are completely untrue in the case of self care. Putting this into simple terms: if you do not…

Blog: Worth It

Hello Everyone I hope all is well. I’ve taken sometime out over the weekend to be on my own and relax. I’ve been out in the countryside for the whole weekend. Much needed too. I want to keep this post short and to the point: If I could ask one thing of you today, please…

Blog: Travel & Wellbeing

Hello everyone I hope you are well. I have just returned from ten days in Gibraltar. I had a great time, and actually managed to relax.  I also had time to think, read and do some writing. I’ve struggled with my creative writing for the last year, but I managed to break some of my…

Get Active Blog: Escapism

Hello All I returned from the first leg of my journey, and have been enjoying three days at home before the second part of my adventure. This was written on the afternoon of 3 June, Today I went for my first run in over a week. As much as I enjoy running, I took a…