On free-fall and new beginnings…

It's been 3 months since I arrived in Vietnam and 4 months since I left my home of four years in Tanzania. Moving and changing locations every few years has been my forever story. Rarely one to stay put for long, I find myself getting the four-year-itch and feeling the urge for new adventures and … Continue reading On free-fall and new beginnings…

On endings and beginnings…

"We delight in the beauty of a butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." - Maya Angelou I'm in transition again. My chapter here in beautiful Tanzania is coming to a close and, as of August this year, I'm starting a new chapter in Hanoi, Vietnam. It feels … Continue reading On endings and beginnings…

“There is a surrendering to your story and then a knowing that you don’t have to stay in your story.” – Colette Baron Reid

I've held off on publishing this post for a long time. It has sat in my drafts folder, waiting to be put out there in the world, waiting for the day I feel brave enough for my story to be told. You see, the thing is, I applaud and admire other women who tell their … Continue reading “There is a surrendering to your story and then a knowing that you don’t have to stay in your story.” – Colette Baron Reid

Live In The Question…

"You can't write a script in your mind and then force yourself to follow it. You have to let yourself be." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I've never been the kind of person to have a life plan. At least, not since life threw enough curve balls for me to give up on the idea of … Continue reading Live In The Question…

On subjunctive history…

“It's subjunctive history. You know, the subjunctive? The mood used when something may or may not have happened. When it is imagined.” ― Alan Bennett, The History Boys In language, the subjunctive mood is typically used to express various states of unreality such as wish, emotion, possibility, judgment, opinion, obligation, or action that has not … Continue reading On subjunctive history…

A Tale of Travel and a Trail of Broken Hearts

Wanderlust and relationships, although not mutually exclusive, are not easy partners. Combine them with good old 'timing' and the cocktail recipe of disaster is almost complete. There is nothing more guaranteed in my life than the second I decide to leave a place will be when someone will realise they want to be with me. … Continue reading A Tale of Travel and a Trail of Broken Hearts