Tagged: adventure

Six Months Living on my Narrow Boat: How is it Going?

What is life like living on my narrow boat? How am I adapting to this new change of lifestyle? What have these cold winter months been like on living on board? Read on to find out! It doesn’t seem like it has only been six months since I have been back in the UK. Life moves on quickly and takes...

When Dreams Come True

Anyone who has been following this journey of mine for the past few years may be feeling my pain and disappointment at the recent turn of events. To have boldly announced my dreams to the world and have them come crashing down in full view is indeed a lesson in humility.  Yet in a strange twist of fate, as one...

Taking Another Leap of Faith into the Unknown

Taking a leap of faith once again into the unknown as I follow my heart obediently towards the type of life I want to live.   Written Mid April 2023 Three years post pandemic and we have war waging, the cost of living souring and threats of economic crisis whispering in our ears. It could be argued, and with much...

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Explorations of Life in Rural Spain

Revelations from the Heart Cave: Part 2   This post continues the story of our short Christmas trip into the countryside of rural Spain, where we stayed in a little eco-house on the edge of the Sierra de Gredos, around one hour and half from Madrid.  From ancient Roman roads and crumbling buildings of ‘empty Spain’, to the idiosyncrasies of modern...

I reclaim my voice

I Hereby Reclaim my Voice: A Reclamation to the World

On behalf of all of humanity, I reclaim.   This is the story of how one innocent trip to the mountains of Madrid turned out to be a day of deep and profound healing that has quite possibly changed the rest of my life forever. Considering the enormous challenges that we are facing as a species on this planet, I...

In Search of Home

In Search of Home

Travel and the art of losing yourself to find yourself. After 10 years of wandering, the search for home continues.   I started travelling alone when I was 20. It was my second year at university; the summer holidays beckoned and with them the prospect of fun and adventure at a summer camp in the forests of Maryland in the...

Taking the Greatest Leap of my Life

The journey towards an earth-based, sustainable life in the countryside just got one step closer!   Over a year and a half has passed since I committed to my radical dream of leaving the city and creating a life in the countryside. In that time many things have changed and life got a little bit, shall we say, bumpy! Between...

Backpacking in the Azores: The Return of Adam and Eve

Reconnecting to the Magic of Wild Nature and Synchronicity in the Azores   This is a travel story that reflects the many beautiful encounters and synchronicities that can happen when you set off into the unknown in foreign lands. It is a love story but not only of the romantic kind but of love for this planet and the sobering...

The Azores

Volunteering in The Azores: Adventure, Magic and Reality Checks (part 1).

  This is the story of my first encounter with the wonderful world of wwoofing, permaculture, off-grid living and the back to the land movement. It is a story of inspiration, vision, dreams, magic, romance and synchronicity… However, it is also the story of harsh realities, disappointments and disillusions. This is where I first glimpsed the possibilities of alternative ways...

the road map to life

The Road Map to Life- Revised

Life is so short yet how many of us really ask ourselves what it is that we really want?   Sometimes life seems like it is just one long tunnel of social agreements. We go to school, college, university. We go on to get a ‘good’ job, we find a partner, we wed. We aim to get a promotion, a...