Sometimes, home isn’t a place beneath your feet or a number on a street, but just who, what and where feels right. The idea of ‘home’ has always felt like an odd concept to me. Mainly because I feel as though I have a multitude of homes, all over the world from the places I … More Is Moving Abroad The Greatest Getaway?
For as long as I can remember, the USA has always occupied a little part of my heart. From the youngest of ages, American pop culture is so deeply embedded in our brains as a society, it means we are all, on some level, conditioned to feel a little bit at home there. But, for … More How The USA Became My Travelling Safety Blanket.
It’s an understatement to say that I’m not the most fun person at a party – I’m probably more concerned with whether or not the bottles are being recycled at the end of the night than I am with taking part in Ring of Fire. When people come round to my flat and put the … More The First-Time Thrifter’s Guide
“Becki, you’re the most cynical person I know.” The line that a uni friend repeatedly labelled me with for the rest of our studies together. I agreed. I didn’t remotely question it. I was cynical, miserable, negative, blunt, sarcastic and sometimes just plain mean. It was me all over, and I didn’t even hate it. … More How I Cracked a Smile and Changed My Life
Well, here we are. Back at square one. Square one being ‘wordpress.com’. After my blog got wiped with no backup (well done, me) a few months ago, I felt completely disheartened to continue writing. All my hard work over the past 18 months had gone in an instant. But, last week after powering through things … More V1.2.
Knowing what to pack when you’re leaving home for a year; it’s a difficult one. I went from suitcase to wheeled backpack to settling on a 70L turtle style sack a mere 5 days before I left for the airport.. You don’t want to pack everything, but equally you don’t want to re-buy everything you’ve … More Things I wish I actually packed instead of that expensive, dense Urban Outfitters dress.
Well, here we are again; the end of another year.. and what an absolutely incredible one it has been. I started my first professional job in Marketing and Events, went on an amazing holiday back to the States with my two best friends, improved my baking skills, saved up to begin my 12 month working holiday in … More 2015.