Last day in London

As I sit on the train, heading to my Nan and Grandad’s to meet up with all my family for Christmas, I wave goodbye to London for the time being.  The journey to the station was a memorable one as I sat in the back of the taxi watching all the busy commuters rush around […]

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Onto the next chapter

I can’t believe that in a weeks time I will be leaving work and London, heading to my Nan and Grandad’s for Christmas before catching my flight to Australia.  It has been a difficult year for many reasons; being in a long distance relationship isn’t easy, having terminally ill Grandparents is horrible and working in […]

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The Weekly Challenge: Ornate

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Ornate.”


As a birthday surprise my boyfriend, who is currently living on the other side of the world to me, organised theatre tickets for my birthday.

This is the stage set of Matilda The Musical.

I thought this fit perfectly with the theme as the set looked very intricate, with hundreds of lettered boxes springing from the ceiling.

I always think the way people design stage sets is wonderful.

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Hyde Park in the Autumn

Last weekend my parents came to visit me in London.  We spent Sunday wondering around Hyde Park enjoying the beautiful colours of Autumn.     We walked along the The Serpentine lake and watched the ducks bob at the edge of the water waiting to be fed.  We entered The Princess Diana Memorial and my sister […]

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Flights are booked

I had booked Friday off work because it was my Grandad’s 80th birthday and we had planned a surprise party for him. I traveled from London to Chester after work on Thursday evening and it was a delight to see my Nan and Grandad’s faces when they opened the door to find me and my […]

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Making the first appointment

After formulating a plan over a number of days, a very emotional phone call to my parents explaining how unhappy I was living and working in London, a few emails to friends who had recently traveled around Australia…I finally decided to book an appointment with STA Travel. Ever since the thought of going out to […]

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The beginning

For a while I have wanted to start a blog but was not sure what type of things to write about. My old blog consisted of a mixture of journalistic style pieces that I had completed during my journalism degree. With my journalism tutors voice in my mind, I would sit and compose various posts […]

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