Tag Archives: beach

Travels 2016: Brisbane & the Gold Coast

Alas, I’m afraid to say that my dreams of learning to surf from a gorgeous Aussie instructor, and then miraculously discovering that I’m some kind of surfing prodigy – something like my namesake Bethany Hamilton – were well and truly foiled in Surfer’s Paradise. And by that I mean that we never got to live […]

Travels 2016: Melbourne

Yayy, country number 6 and the beginning of three weeks in Australia. Our trip to Melbourne was a short but sweet one – 4 nights staying at my friend’s aunt’s house was like luxury after all the hostels we’d been in. Laundry, TV and Tim Tams = heaven. I’d heard such good things about this […]

Travels 2016: Gili Trawangan (& back to Bali)

Ok, so I have to admit here that I’m falling further and further behind with my travel blog posts, woops… But even though it’s sometimes difficult to find the time, or the energy, to remember what you did a couple of weeks ago, write about it, and make some pictures look pretty, I’m still very […]

Ah Good The Sea

On my way back to the UK a couple of weeks ago, I had the joy of coming in on the ferry from Dunkirk to Dover and shouting quite loudly to everybody, “It’s the white cliffs of Dover! I see the white cliffs, I’m home!” Excitement and patriotism aside, there is something really beautiful and […]