Logistics of Leaving

The past fortnight I haven’t managed to sleep through the night; waking up to start my day at 3.14am, 4.46am, 5.02am; it has got a little better now in my final couple of days before I leave, or maybe I have just got better at the early starts. I am so calm during the day. … Continue reading Logistics of Leaving

Fugue State

I have reached that stage again; the one where I am not sleeping enough and my first thoughts when I bing awake at 4am are ones of organisation, planning and packing. I am not surprisingly dead set exhausted and dragging through the week in a type of fugue state. I am not sure whether it … Continue reading Fugue State

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

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