*Dusts off backpack* *Throws backpack away*

19. November 2014 Uncategorized 0
As lovely & absolutely wonderful as home is…. I’ve booked flights to Thailand! It has been over 10 years since I had the backpacking bug & I forget what it feels like! I know I love it, I never fell out of love with it – my funds did. The exact reasons & feelings behind ...

The Interlude

How lovely it is to be home. I profoundly appreciate the time I have to spend with family & friends. I’m laughing till my stomach hurts, which I haven’t done in such a long time. Which is an absolute shame because it’s one of my favourite things to do. It is an utter luxury to ...

Another chapter finished

03. November 2014 Uncategorized 0
I’ve left my boat. I got the nicest farewell. All the crew lined up on the main deck aft & wished me all the best & gave me big hugs. I felt like a guest! Sad to leave them but I know I’ve done the right thing. I feel happy & I know I’m on ...

Snakes & Ladders – my career ladder

January 2014 It looks like I’m getting itchy feet again after only being back in Switzerland for a month. I swear this condition is terminal. I’m starting to see superyacht jobs being advertised for the upcoming season….. I’m being sucked in by Formula One job advertisements despite my distinct lack in any aerodynamic or basic mechanic ...

Bitches Be cleaning

Cleaning. This is my new life. I am now cleaner extroardinaire in no less than 4 establishments, where I am highly commended for my adeptness in all that is spick & span – to spectacular standards. Dust & fingerprints are my krytonite & I don’t mean to sound like I’m big headed but I am ...

The Other Side

I am delighted to report that I have made it to the other side. I have unpacked, settled into my new home, met up with my friends for drinks & contracted altitude related VerbiAids. It happens to even the most seasoned seasonnaire. I have left my native Ireland for my second ski season in Switzerland. I ...

Packing – my personal hell

So here I go, on my travels again. If I give you the impression that I enjoy travelling – please do not be deceived. My family & friends on twitter will tell you that the whole process of packing, getting to the airport, flying & getting to my destination accumulate to an extraordinarily prolific stress ...