How to get your backpack held for ransom in Athens

After 2 wonderful days in Athens, I was due to head to Milos for some r&r on a Greek island with white-painted buildings, donkeys and shady bougainvillea shaded cafes. Not wanting to take my large backpack with me, I asked my airbnb host whether I could leave it a his house (after I had decanted … Continue reading How to get your backpack held for ransom in Athens

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