Life in Balance

Life in Balance

LIFE IN Balance " I’m sitting high on the hilltop, the sun warm on my face and the butterflies fluttering around my head. The cicadas and the distant sounds of farm work are audible amongst the gentle thrum of cafe noise where I’m seated. It’s 9am on a Sunday and...
Flying away from the ones you love

Flying away from the ones you love

Flying away from the ones you love " It’s a strange feeling. To fly away from your ‘home’, not knowing when you’ll return.   This afternoon I flew out of Canberra airport. My parents took the afternoon off work to take me to the airport and we enjoyed a...
The danger of waiting until I am ready

The danger of waiting until I am ready

The danger of waiting until I am ready " A surfing lesson made me realise that I’ll never be ready for anything, so I may as well just get on with it. This afternoon I had my first ever surf lesson. I had come to Costa Rica with the intention to at least give...
Fleeing the UK on foot

Fleeing the UK on foot

FLEEING THE UK ON FOOT A 6 day running odyssey to raise money for UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency " This Christmas I am doing what most of my friends are doing. . . fleeing London in search of friends and family. Except that unlike most of my friends, I won’t...