I want to talk about something that is difficult to talk about. Dating as a fat person. My lack of a love life has always somewhat bothered me but as a low-key issue. I knew it bothered me, but I could forget about it and convince myself and others that I was fine alone. After… Continue reading ‘Why don’t you date more?’
23 is a funny age. After 17 years, it’s for many, the first year with no formal education. But for me, and as I’m sure for many others, it’s a year that involves much more learning than we could anticipate. I have probably learnt more since graduating than I did in my 4 years studying… Continue reading Life at 23
About a year ago, my sister suggested that we go to Prague for a few days with our Mother who has always wanted to go. Unfortunately, my sister was unable to come so I spent 3 nights in Prague with my mother this Spring. Looking back on it now it was a nice break from… Continue reading Spring city breaking in Prague
So 9 months ago, after 22 years of life in Scotland, I left for a life ‘down south’. I had never lived more than 80 miles from my parents and now I would be 457 miles from home in a town where I knew no-one. Technically I am still living in the same country, so… Continue reading Scotland V England
After moving to Reading, my sister suggested I checkout meetup.com to meet new people, naturally I was most interested in the travel groups and had soon signed up for a weekend trip to Rotterdam in November for a festival. So being skint, I booked my bus and headed to the bus station after work. Unfortunately,… Continue reading 32 hours in Belgium
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’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?