• Nine Thoughts


    Thursday.   1. I hope I get my old job back today. 2. Thursday nights are McDonalds nights, yesss. 3. Fingers crossed we can afford to go somewhere awesome for Jody’s birthday. 4. Is it bad I’m already planning my next trip? 5. Money, money, money. 6. Did Steven Avery do it? 7. I need…

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  • The Sunday Catch Up #1


    Happy Sunday! I used to do a series called ‘Lately I Love’ but that kind of fizzled out ‘cos I’m lazy. I’ve decided to bring back a Sunday post with some titbits from the week that was and hope that you enjoy it!   Today marks two weeks since arriving back in the UK and yes,…

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  • How it feels to be home


      This time two weeks ago I was on Koh Tao with a uniform of shorts and bikini top and a daily schedule of eat, beach, sleep.  Now I’m back in Yorkshire, wearing pajamas for most of the day and making sure I’m up in time for Jeremy Kyle – And I’m kinda loving it.   Everyone…

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  • Five random thoughts I’ve had about turning 24


      A photo taken shortly after my 23rd birthday in Perth.   I turn 24 tomorrow. I’m in the South of Thailand now so I’m hoping my birthday will involve some beach time. And steak.   It’s my second birthday away from home and birthdays just aren’t the same without my Mum’s balloon and cake…

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  • A change in direction


      Sunset over Wat Chiang Mun, Chiang Mai   Travelling is amazing. I’ve seen and done so many things I would never do in a million years. But I’m not going to write about it as much anymore.   As I mentioned in this post here I’m going to change things up here on Alright…

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  • The Travel Link Up: December


    This month’s travel link up could obviously only be about one thing: CHRISTMAS. It’s going to be quite weird spending the festive period without my family in a country that a) doesn’t celebrate Christmas and b) is ridiculously hot.  I’ve already mentioned how I feel about spending Christmas abroad but the more I think about it the…

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  • Australia: Month 11 Recap


    Well that’s month eleven over and done with. This month has been a blur of working and saving as usual. We’ve done a bit of exploring though: We went to the Blue Mountains (It was freezing) and on a pirate ship around Sydney Harbour (it rained). Sydney is gearing up for Christmas and to be…

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  • Spending Christmas in another country.


    Jingle Bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way! Oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh, HEY! With less than a month to go until Christmas it’s started to sink in that I’m not going to be in Yorkshire or with my family for the festive period for the first time in…

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  • Australia: Month 10 recap


      This month has been hard.   Don’t get me wrong there’s been some highlights – Seeing Robbie Williams and John Bishop, going to the Whitsundays and learning to kayak – but in other ways its been tough.   As much as we love travelling and exploring new places we are ready to go home.…

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