Last year I felt like someone took my life – a pretty steady, routine life of the past seven years – and turned it upside down; basically the equivalent of flipping over a box of Smarties and giving it a few shakes to make sure every last piece came out. I could see it coming, this big change on the horizon (my separation) and I … Continue reading Where to live?
It’s been one-year since my sister and I left on our fateful trip to Costa Rica; the trip that refreshed our lives and shaped 2013 to be the first year we finally felt like we were living the lives we’d always dreamed about. As former voracious readers, it was the first year we didn’t need to escape into the fictional life of someone else to … Continue reading One-year anniversary
The gap year is becoming more and more popular in North America these days – taking a year off before or after university to explore the world (something that’s always been common in Europe and Australia). Even though I travelled extensively in uni and throughout my twenties, I never would have felt comfortable taking a whole year off when I could have been working. This … Continue reading Taking my gap year…at 29