Learning a language and its benefits

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two. – Geoffrey Willans Did you learn a language at school? I did! I think most people in their lifetime may have had a shot at French, German or Spanish as part of their school curriculum. Maybe you studied a language to GCSE or … Continue Reading

My entirely (or should I say en-Thai-ely) amazing adventure

There aren’t many posts I write where I don’t quite know where to start, but the excitement has sent my head all over the place – in a good way! I have just come to the end of *the* most amazing six-week adventure! I guess I’d better start from the beginning so that you can … Continue Reading


Marina Lambrini Diamandis is pretty much one of my all-time music idols. Born in Wales, she started finding her talent at school when one of her teachers persuaded her that she was capable of anything. We do need more teachers like this! Marina ended up teaching herself to play the piano and over the coming years made … Continue Reading

Travelling the World Without My Boyfriend

I am currently in Thailand, teaching English. I travel quite a lot but mostly without my boyfriend.  I feel it’s about time to address the elephant in the room   So far, quite a few people, friends and family have vocalised this question, but I know that others may be wondering,   “So you’re travelling … Continue Reading

Staying True to Yourself

Recently I’ve found myself listening quite a lot to the song ‘True’ by Marina and the Diamonds.  I may have it on repeat a bit tooooo much … but I REALLY love the words.  I adore the lyrics and love how we can apply the meaning behind the song to our daily lives.  It’s just … Continue Reading