2017 has been a great year for travel taking me to both foreign isles and the peaks of home. There is something about exploring new places; it both relaxes and invigorates, inspires and challenges.  You don’t need to be a seasoned adventurer to experience this; simply getting away from the pressures and stresses of home-life can change your perspective,…

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Travel is the modern twenty-something’s hope. We can’t afford houses.  We can’t afford a decent pension.  We’re on zero hour contracts.  We work longer hours for less money.  We get a pay cut every year because our wages don’t match inflation. In my area, we need to save £30,000 – £40,000 for a mortgage – and even then, the repayments…

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Regular readers will have heard me complain a lot recently about long days spent working.  The major reason for this complaint is that I live in rural Oxfordshire and spend at least three days a week working in London. These days are long and arduous; the need to save money means that my commute is close to three hours each way;…

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If you follow me on instagram, then you’re probably a little fed up with my holiday posts.   I went a little over-board in my posts whilst in Granada; my stories were filled with the architecture, flowers, greenery, hills, barren hills, and vibrant market stalls of the southern Spanish town. I’ll share a travel guide next week once I’ve finished…

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September has just flown by; it feels like only 2 minutes ago that I was talking about the harsh month that was August. September has been better, but mostly because it has been busy.   I can’t say that I’ve felt much better in myself, but I’ve been too busy to worry too much about my health and general discontent…

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