Back to (Planning for) the Future

For some reason this week my attention has turned to the future and more specifically, the next part of my year; heading to Oaxaca. Here is what I have been thinking about this week, and writing it out like this does also help explain why I got to the weekend exhausted from sheer mental effort; … Continue reading Back to (Planning for) the Future

Leaving Australia

Leaving Melbourne, in the end, was remarkably easy. You just get on the plane and don't think about the fact you don't know when you will return to live there. You turn your headphones up so you only exist in your own headspace, and lean your head on the window molding as it's the first … Continue reading Leaving Australia

How to transport a bicycle overseas

I know, I know, you can thank me later 1. Google how to pack bike for aeroplane travel 2. Obtain a bike box – where and how to be determined 3. Try to understand the origami positions bike needs to be broken down into to fit box by studying other people’s blog posts, triathlon sites … Continue reading How to transport a bicycle overseas

If you want your plans to change, tell them to someone

So weird.You think you know what you are doing and then an opportunity comes along to tempt you to change your plans. As I have mentioned, I will be spending a year volunteering in Mexico come April (or more to the point, May, by the time I have gallivanted around Europe). And people volunteering don’t … Continue reading If you want your plans to change, tell them to someone