Why I’m mad at God

So I’m on this aforementioned trip of a lifetime, through Canada and then out to Hawaii. I’m currently on the Hawaii leg of that trip. I try not to think about why I’m a little bit angry at God. I’ve tried to ignore it. I’ve stopped going to church, I’ve stopped speaking to Him, even…

Afraid to Live

It’s no secret I’m currently on the vacation of a lifetime. I flew into Toronto almost 2 weeks ago, spent a few days in Ontario, then flew from Toronto to Calgary, drove from Calgary up to Jasper and spent a few days in Canmore (and Banff), and I’m currently taking the train from Jasper to…

Itchy Feet

Every now and then I get itchy feet. After my amazing trip to Budapest and Bucharest this year, I know I can do it alone too. Just before the summer, I started applying to teach English as a foreign language in Vienna. I wanted to go to Vienna so badly, but I couldn’t afford to…

Holiday Time: Reading Edition

So myself and Ellen just got back from a 10 day break on the south coast of Spain. There are many types of holiday: sightseeing, hiking, camping, adventure… but the one we went on, was the lazing around doing very little except eating and sleeping holiday. We go on this holiday almost every year. We…

Holiday Diary: Bucharest to Budapest, and everything in between

Last Christmas I decided I deserved a holiday. I was working hard. Harder than perhaps I should’ve been, but hey, c’est la vie, right? A friend of mine, who had decided to go travelling popped back to Cardiff and we met for coffee. She had set up home in Budapest, Hungary. She went there last…

Valentine’s Day, or V-Day, if you will…

Apologies to those romantic types out there who live for Valentine’s Day. I know there are people out there who will be lavishing gifts upon their loved ones and that’s great… for you. And Hallmark, and all those retailers that are taking you for a ride. That’s right, this is a grumpy, ranting post about…