#ilovemcr

The tram lines are open, city blockades have lifted and Manchester is stronger together than ever before. When we were moving to the UK it was important for me to live in a place we wouldn’t feel like outsiders. I wanted to walk amongst the locals and feel like I was one of them – … More #ilovemcr

ANZAC Day as an expat

ANZAC Day is a sombre experience. Children grow up learning April 25th is not a happy or heroic day in Australia. It is a day of remembrance and reflection. Each year city streets are lined with volunteers selling small poppy flower pins and brass broaches to raise money for veterans. And on the day we hold … More ANZAC Day as an expat

The one month itch

Job hunting can take many shapes and forms over a number of hours, days, weeks, months and eons. Patience is a virtue that decides to wander a bit when it has been doing well for so long, and usually does this around the one month mark. I don’t know where it goes or what it … More The one month itch

What is Wanderlust?

Wanderlust is the strong, innate desire to rove or travel about. It is also more commonly known as the travel bug that bites. The noun originates from 1850s in Germany, where wandern means to wander and lust is most translates to desire. It can be an impulse, a burning distraction, or even just an idea. And even if you … More What is Wanderlust?