The memes rolling in about “new year new me” are hilariously accurate, but you’re essentially setting yourself up for another melancholy morning if you start every year with this mentality. Change, new beginnings, a different way of thinking – all these things come with working on the mistakes, the miscommunications, and wanting to know … More A new year, but new me?
Reflecting on the experiences you’ve had and the lessons you have learned when you leave a job is very important, especially if there is a particular reason you are leaving the position. For me it was the belief I was worth more than what I was being told day in and day out from my … More What do you do when the office bully contacts you one year on?
The North Sea laps against the wooden hulls of tall ships, and arctic seagulls ride the cool sea breeze overhead with crystal eyes searching for crumbs to devour. In the distance, the ferry is making its way through the deep blue water, Norwegian flag flying high as sun kissed faces peek out from windows and … More Can you travel to Oslo on a budget?
In 1780 the fourth Earl of Derbyshire wanted to create a spa town in the Peak District. Somewhere that wasn’t Bath. Somewhere that was three or four days less riding away by carriage, and where social status and frivolous dinners did not rule – or ruin – lives. Buxton’s natural hot springs were less than … More Buxton: the North’s answer to Bath
We are coming up to six months of living in Manchester, and I must say it has gone by quickly. The glorious rainy days and the chilly winds of the North have been an incredibly welcome change to the humidity that encapsulates Brisbane. Looking back to moving over and not really having a job lined … More Why share houses are a great idea for expats
Nestled in France’s north-east countryside is the place where people’s imaginations wander when they picture a French village. Cobble stone streets, iron details on side gates, and forts with drawbridges welcome each person who cross into the old citadel’s walls. Bergues (loosely pronounced: behrrg-eh) is a small village 15km away from Belgium’s border with history … More A road trip through Bergues