Reaching Stone Island;

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People always say that you can’t choose your family. I suppose this is true, but I’m beginning to realise that the term family extends far beyond those of your own flesh and blood. Your family are the people you love, live and work with. The people you are honest and generous with, the ones you […]

Who Needs Water Anyway?

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A week has flown by in a flurry of intense classes, the forming of firm friendships, heart moving local encounters and sunshine. When I learned that it was snowing back in England this week I had to laugh, it seemed so surreal that it could possibly be so close to freezing somewhere in the world […]

All Great Adventures Start Somewhere;

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All great adventures have a beginning and this is the start of mine. I am writing this sitting in a cafe in Mazatlan, Mexico where I will be spending the next five months of my life. Just thinking about that seems unfathomable and surreal to me. I still haven’t really registered that I am actually […]