Inspiring women

While walking to work the other day, my mind was flickering round in its usual disorganised state when my thoughts finally settled on International Women’s Day. I began to think…

The quarter life crisis in 2013

Another year has rolled by and yet again resolutions have been made all around the world. From wild claims of not eating chocolate for a whole year to attempts at…

When games become reality

Remember when you were eight years old? You had such few worries in your world and and even those were more often than not forgotten when something easily distracted you….

Preserving the countryside

Travel and food are two of my biggest passions, without a doubt. When they are combined, it’s a match in heaven. Sampling local treats and regarded delicacies absolutely adds to…

Learning to Love…Olympic Style

Was it just me or did anyone else get the feeling they’d been unceremoniously dumped by the Olympics? I mean, there we were having a great time together, laughing and…

Olympic Fever!

LONDON IS ALIVE! One of the busiest, loudest most multicultural cities in the world is now host to the world’s largest sporting event, and my GOD do we know it!…

Volunteering: Who, Why and Where

Volunteering is confusing. There is no doubt about that! As mentioned in my previous article, I hope to detangle the web of a million questions you ask yourself when tackling…

The Complicated World of Volunteering

In one of the ongoing arguments across numerous boards of thought, volunteering is always going to produce mixed responses of opinion. Is it a good thing, or can it destroy…

Escaping City Boundaries

Lying back in the sun, eyes closed with the breeze from the lake cooling me and listening to the band of crickets and cicadas, it’s hard to believe that I’m…

Settling in Abroad

Now I know this may seem a strange topic for this week, but I have decided to take a look at the practicalities and normalities of living life abroad. 18…

Wishlists

I’m sure that 90% of people reading this are the same as me and that somewhere hidden safely away (so as not to be a constant reminder, but equally a…

An Ottawa-n Adventure

It was an embarrassingly long time into my life (and scarily close to my decision to move to Canada) that I found out the Toronto was not the capital of…

The Travel of Love

There are many reasons that people love to travel.  The freedom it brings, sights you see, things you learn and experience, but especially the people you meet. I have found…