The Englishwoman who walked up a hill and fell down a mountain

In the depths of winter, gloomy in more ways than one, my imagination and I sat down together and tried to decide what we could do to make life feel lighter and brighter.  We ran through the unrealistic options first (win the lottery, marry a prince, stop eating cake and drinking wine) before landing onContinue reading “The Englishwoman who walked up a hill and fell down a mountain”

My Top 10 Travel Photos of 2022

If 2020 and 2021 were anything to go by, 2022 was set to be another year of next-to-nothingness when it came to solo travel.  Last year I had managed to dig deep and have a few days out, then two or three nights away, but I was still gripped with nervousness and felt desperately stuckContinue reading “My Top 10 Travel Photos of 2022”

Three ways that Solo Travel shaped my Summer

I met up with a travel buddy recently and we were talking about our adventures during the Summer. He said how depressing he found it returning from being away and asked me if I felt the same.  I replied, actually no, and he gave me a quizzical look.