As the title suggests, I spent 28 days in Vietnam. In 2014, I flew alone to Hanoi to meet the Real Gap tour group I would spend the next month with. I knew very little about Vietnam, I didn’t know anyone that had been, I knew it was growing in popularity in the backpacking crowd… Continue reading 28 Days in Vietnam
I have recently seen a few youtubers post ‘how cruel is my makeup bag?’ videos and like any good sheep, I have decided that I too should evaluate my make up bag. And I suppose, unsurprisingly, the majority of my current make up bag is not cruelty free. So, once again, following the footsteps of… Continue reading How cruel is your make-up bag?!
It has been around 2 years since I first watched The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel film, and I have just finished the book. I did enjoy the film, but I feel like the book really exceeded my expectations. It has been a few years since I read a book which has been made into a film… Continue reading The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Deborah Moggach
I have been to Africa twice in my life, this doesn’t make me an expert on an entire continent, it doesn’t make me an expert on the two countries I have visited and it doesn’t mean I can speak with any authority on the subject. It does mean that I fell completely in love with… Continue reading ‘Isn’t everyone poor?’
I am not American. I have never lived in the USA, it’s unlikely I ever will, and I have no American relatives. But I want only the best for the USA, and as the USA has so much power in the world, I believe that the best for the USA can benefit us all. Living in the… Continue reading Barry Obama
I’m sure everyone has seen enough posts about goals for the new year and the standard new year’s resolutions. I am not here to claim that I have anything groundbreaking to say, or anything new, or particularly interesting on the subject. I would just like to have a record to review this time next year.… Continue reading Who wants to read more new year’s resolutions…anyone?
So 2017 is finally here. Social media pages fill up of hopeful posts, badmouthing 2016 and wishing for better things in 2017, but why should we be hopeful? When the clock struck 12 on December 31st, nothing changed but the calendars on our phones, we were no closer to resolving any of the countless problems… Continue reading What’s wrong with hope?