January January January

I think it's fair to say that January and I generally don't get on. To be honest, I'm not sure if many people really do like this month. Anyone? Christmas is over which is just sad. Various money pressures are around (why does tax season come right after major spending season?) and no matter how [...]


December in Dutchland

The fact that I was to be spending ten days in the Netherlands in December was something that I had been looking forward to for quite some time. These flying visits have been brilliant but to have enough time to actually see people and take things at a bit more relaxed pace... now that would [...]

I’ve arrived!

This is a blog post written on a phone. If it reads fluently and isn't littered with autocorrect issues it will be a complete miracle. I've got better at phone typing over the last few months thanks to increased WhatsApp usage but still... phone typing is not my forte. However, I currently have no wifi [...]


Until We Meet Again.

When I moved to The Netherlands, just under three years ago now, I never planned on it being a long term thing. I was moving, quite literally, for my degree and on a bit of a whim. I'd been to the a few times before - for Castlefest and for my interview - but I [...]


New Year’s Resolutions

As a child I came up with this genius idea that my New Year's Resolution should be to not make any resolutions. Child me thought it was easy. Teenage me realised it was inherently paradoxical but, hey, it still works, right? Last year I actually made a couple of proper resolutions which were to write [...]