Life Travel

A month under lockdown

April went quite fast and at the same time lasted about seven weeks. We went from overnight curfew into full lockdown in Barbados, only permitted to leave the house to visit the doctor/pharmacy or petrol station. After a couple of weeks the supermarkets reopened. Two days a week have been allocated for going to the …

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Above the Animal Flower Cave, Barbados
Life Travel

When three months become six

What happens when you embark on long-term travel just before a global pandemic outbreak. This month’s update is not at all what I was expecting a few weeks ago. The plan was all laid out. It was put into motion months ago when I resigned from my job in London. After three months in Barbados …

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Life

Planners, organisers, notebooks

Things have changed quite a lot in past few weeks. My original plan — when I left London to embark on full-time travel unknowingly at the start of a global pandemic — was to spend three months here in Barbados. I would then pop back to London for two weeks, before strapping on my backpack …

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Life Travel

Month two of my new reality

I’m thinking that I’ll write a monthly update… It’s already a week into March… Let’s see how long I keep it up! January was a transitional month, with no responsibilities beyond deciding which beach to hang out at. It was the break I needed to ease into my new life as a freelance writer and …

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Life Travel

One month in… Barbados like a local

My intention for the first month of my new nomadic life was summed up in one word: indolence. Or, more appropriately for my locale: liming. (Liming is Bajan for chilling out, especially with friends, food and drinks.) I needed time to reset and re-evaluate given my new reality. Running around the island sightseeing and eating …

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Life Travel

I quit my job to travel full time!

I relaunched this blog, and then promptly went and turned my life upside down, so now I’m back with this post! The seeds of this massive life upheaval were planted long ago. My obsession with travel runs deep, and for several years I daydreamed about running away to Cambodia to spend my days on a …

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Fashion & Style Life

Don’t call it a comeback…

Tap, tap, tap… Is this thing on? So, years have passed since I blogged here regularly. Life happened and things changed and I abandoned my little corner of creativity. But as the months rolled into years and the years multiplied I’ve really missed it. Finally the time is right to start a new chapter. I’ve …

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