Category: Musings

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And on life goes…

I’ve missed writing these last, not so few, months. There’s definitely less to share now that we have settled into life in the British Countryside. But maybe there’s still enough to share that I’ll...

…best laid schemes of mice and men… 2

…best laid schemes of mice and men…

When we first had the seemingly crazy idea to leave our jobs, home, family and friends we knew we didn’t want to spend our last year living in central London in our heads imagining...

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Hibernation

After almost six hundred days in weather consistently in the thirties landing in London at minus two degrees was a bit of a shock to the system. The film of tiredness and plane grime covering...

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The Spiral

I was thinking about returning to England, about how we would have come full circle and then about how it seems to me there is no such thing, more a spiral of life that...

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crossroads

After an amazing five hundred and seventy seven days exploring South East Asia we are at a crossroads. Being a diving instructor is certainly not a career move, the pay is awful, the hours long,...

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appearances can be deceptive – edited

It’s been an up and down adrenaline tinged few weeks, the rush of passing the PADI Open water scuba instructor exams soon faded into a panic to look for work, something I resolutely refused to...

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PADI OWSI, woohoo!

I could not have imagined two years ago that I would be here today, a PADI certified open water scuba instructor. Because two years ago I did not dive 🐬🐟 I owe so many...

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Almost an instructor…

It’s been an interesting few weeks, at times fun and at times frustrating as all hell. It’s unfortunate that one of those frustrating times has happened today, the DAY BEFORE MY BLOODY EXAMS ah...