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Staying afloat

I have always been afraid of deep water, a phobia I have long wished to overcome. But right now, as we make our way from Koh Tao back to the mainland of Thailand on an ill-timed visa run amid high winds and huge waves, my fear has never felt more […]

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Reflecting on six months of travel

I am so lucky. I cannot count how many times I have said or thought these words. At least once a day since we left England six months ago. Over 180 wholehearted expressions of gratitude. I am lucky to be where we are, without question, but more than this, I am so […]

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An abundance of choice

I shift uncomfortably in my seat, wedged between my backpack and a sleeping stranger on a busy Bangkok bus, the smell of warm palms on metal railings mingling with the air-conditioned breeze that gratefully blows across my face. Outside, the sights of a city I’ve never been to before pass by […]

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