Why I left Thailand – to come back to England

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People thought I was crazy to leave. I had been living in a small apartment over the road from a lovely beach on the island of Koh Samui. Every day I witnessed a gorgeous sunrise or sunset, drank delicious fruit …

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What is Loy Krathong in Thailand?

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Loy Krathong (sometimes written as Loi Krathong) is a festival celebrated annually in Thailand, and in some parts of Myanmar (Burma) and Laos. It is sometimes nicknamed the ‘festival of lights’ and if you google it and check out the …

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Tuesday Tales starting soon…

What? 2 Blog posts in a week – am I ill? Thankfully no, but I am trying to bring this website back to life again. I’ve been so busy writing professionally that I don’t get much chance to write here …

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Travelling while still at college?

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Every now and again, someone contacts me about writing a guest post. Sadly I turn a lot down because there is a very specific theme on my website which I want to stick to. When KC contacted me a few …

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Quitting my job – 2 years on

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For some people, 2 years is a long time but for me, the last 2 years have flown.  It was April 2011 when, after much thought (and ill-health), I decided to resign from my job, sell everything I owned and …

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