Travel theme: Self

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There is so much we learn about ourselves when we travel. Our lives are a compilation of all the experiences we have been through, that radiate out of us to reveal who we are today.

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Inspiration

I discovered this episode of Good Life Project this morning, featuring Elizabeth Gilbert author of Eat, Pray, Love among many other things. Her words are amazing and powerful. I listened in my bed staring at the ceiling mouthing “wow” after just 5 minutes. I think this one hour podcast may have changed my entire life.

As a writer, every single day I write things that are absolute garbage. Read More »

Prank 911

“911 emergency what’s your situation?”

I quickly hung up the phone and retreated into the garage. I wasn’t really in trouble, although now I surely would be. Horror gripped my stomach. It wasn’t me I told myself. When the phone rang I could hear it through the wall. It was the strangest ringtone I had ever heard. I wasn’t even aware our phone was capable of making that noise. Shortly after it stopped my dad came out into the garage.

“Did you call 911?” he asked calmly.

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Au Revoir, Spring

I said goodbye to spring for the second time this year. December 1st marks the first day of summer in Australia. As the hotter days settle in I think of how privileged I am to have witnessed the array of colours that define the season of growth in Australia.


 

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The pale purple of the jacaranda tree is something out of an elven forest. The weeks that these flowers bloomed made me believe I was in a fantasy wonderland.Read More »