World cup fever has taken control of the nation. England have reached the semi-finals for the first time in twenty-eight years, and the country has gone mad. Harry McGuire’s head is a national hero, pubs get flooded in beer each time a goal is scored and Three Lions is played on loop. Record viewing numbers … More FOOTBALL’S COMING HOME- but am I?
You’ve just woken up after a large night exploring a new town or sitting around a campfire drinking beers. The van is warm and sweaty, and stocks of food are running as low as your energy levels, lethargically you optimistically browse the cupboards for a nutritional, simplistic comfort food to stop the throbbing in your … More Van Meals- Toast
Everyday I return from work to find my mum stooped over her phone at the kitchen table, scratching her head as she ponders over the days brain teasing challenge. She has embarked on a new daily tradition, solving one of The Telegraph’s clues of their cryptic crosswords. A challenge issued in her WhatsApp group of … More Cryptic
The thing about a bank holiday Monday in England is it really starts on a Friday. Even though our magical day off work isn’t for another three days, mentally the workforce of the country has already escaped to the blissful warmth of a pub garden with an ice-cold beer in hand. Whilst there is still … More A Great British Bank Holiday
As much as I’d love to spend my life road tripping around the world in my van, most of my time is really spent slaving away at work, dreaming of faraway places and contemplating my bad life choices. The problem with trying to travel is having to fund it, and as unbelievable as exploring the … More Power Tools
I’ve been blogging for a while now, nearly a year overall but only more seriously for a few months, so to get nominated for an award is as surprising as it is ujhv. To think someone has read the scribbled accounts of my adventures (probably not the ones I’ve written hungover (which is most of … More Nominated
Last week I made the trip to London. This wasn’t to behold the world-famous landmarks or to have a nice relaxing day around the capital but do undergo the excruciating process of applying for a working holiday visa to Japan. I’m pretty excited to jet off to the other side of the world in just … More Visas