Category: Thoughts


Welcome Back and an Update

Ah, New Year. 2022. Saying sayonara to the previous year and ringing in the new. I’ve always been a fan of New Years… not the Eve itself which is always a bit of a disappointment if you ask me, but the ‘new year new me’ ethos. The excitement of a fresh new start, the possibilities of the year ahead, the idea of a blank page … Read More Welcome Back and an Update


These Days

So, the world’s a bit weird now, huh? Gone are the days of me finding £20 flights to God-Knows-Where and flying on a whim. Gone are the days of planning elaborate multi-country/state trips and getting excited about them months in advance. Gone are the days of, well, venturing outside our front doors, really. I understand the importance of what we’re doing, of course I … Read More These Days

Project No-Buy 2019

A bit of a different post from me today – although we’ll get back to the travel shortly, I promise! We have too much stuff. I think that’s pretty evident, but it bears repeating. We have too much stuff. We have never had as much stuff as we do now. We are at peak stuff levels. Everywhere you go, everything you do, you are bombarded … Read More Project No-Buy 2019

Japanese Beauty: Essentials and Observations

It’s a truth universally acknowledged by several Internet bloggers that Eastern and Western beauty ideals are incredibly different, for the most part. And nowhere is this more evident than beauty stores/drugstores, where you can literally find everything from double eyelid tape (yes, really) to cream that makes your nipples pinker (again – yes, really). I decided to pick up a load of stuff from … Read More Japanese Beauty: Essentials and Observations

Some Thoughts.

As you all know, the world has changed quite a lot in the past year. People are increasingly skeptical of outsiders, policies have been challenged, and borders – both physical and psychological – have been reinforced. This all came to the surface last week when Donald Trump (I flat-out refuse to call him president) implemented a ban on immigrants coming to the US from … Read More Some Thoughts.