Remember Loretta?

Loretta bit her lip and took a deep breath before she peered into the keyhole and slid the pick into the narrow opening. “You will open for me,” she murmured. “I DREAM OF JEANNIE meets THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA.” — feedback from the Launchpad judging panel. To everyone who supported my book when it made…

Thoughts from the journey between homes

I shared this musing on my instagram over the last few days, and here it is collated 🖤🖤🖤🖤 Thoughts from the journey between homes | Parts 1 to 6 Seeing our sun chase the rim of the planet from the wing of an aircraft at the end of a long journey washes in a cloudy…

And I drank my fill

Hey world, it’s Tuesday. Already! Sometimes I feel like the world inside me is sleeping, that my imagination has fallen into an enchanted slumber of Briar Rose proportions, while the me in this real, physical world is lost and oppressed, when life gets hard in one area, there’s always a knock on effect where creativity…

Episodes 2 & 3 of New Zealand Travel!

So I’ve been a bit behind on the various facets of social media 🙈 (shock, horror) there’s been so much to see and do…! I’m currently sitting on the beach, on and island, somewhere off the coast of Cambodia 🇰🇭, and it’s wonderful. It’s stunning, amazing. This world is crazy beautiful, and the people within…

The back alleys of Ho Chi Minh City…

Well, here I am, lost down a little alley somewhere in Old Saigon. I took a wrong turn somewhere. Okay, well, maybe not a “wrong turn”, it just wasn’t the right one, and now I’m here. Sitting at a little metal table on the side of a narrow alley with a bottle of Saigon Export…

The first episode of our New Zealand backpacking story

As I believe I mentioned before, I was super excited to have four friends join me on my long homeward journey. I loved being able to see New Zealand through their eyes and enjoy even more about the country I was born in ☺️

Why I’ve been quiet? New Zealand has been busy…!

So it’s been a while (yeah, that’s my favourite opening phrase isn’t it?). New Zealand has been so beautiful. It’s been so so so many years since I’ve been home and had a proper, deep breath, long pause moment to appreciate the insane beauty of this God-created country. I’m almost as passionate about travelling the…

Morocco for a Goth Girl

Leg 1 of my travels, 10 days in Marrakech, relaxing and preparing for the big one – done! I love Morocco so much. Here are my thoughts on it. I hope they help you too! On Goth, Makeup / Clothing, and the attention you get I didn’t wear shitloads of makeup (still enough to be ‘me as…

Marrakech. The wandering begins.

Today, Marrakech is my home 🇲🇦. I’ve cut loose for a bit to chase the wanderer in my heart, and while I have roots that I’ve put down, there’s always a nomad deep in my heart, who loves the world and the experiences of all there is to do, be and see within it. This…