28 Things You Didn’t Know About Me

I’m 28 today! Hooray! Last night, I was sat on the bed in my hotel room here in Bangkok, and I didn’t have a clue what to write about. I’d write two paragraphs, delete them, then write them again. Then delete them. I’d summed up what happened during my 365 days as a 27 year old already…, and couldn’t really add more to it. No pearls of wisdom to share, nor recent scandal to divulge. Yet, I promised a
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August 11, 2014

27 Photos From 27

Hey, guess what everyone? This will be my last post as a 27 year old. I can no longer officially classify myself as mid-twenties once I turn 28, so I feel that this post is somehow important. Although turning…
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August 8, 2014

Modern Toilet: Taipei’s Craptacular Cafe

Modern Toilet is one of those places that, as soon as I heard about it from friends in South Korea, I knew I had to go to. A restaurant where everything from the decor and plates to the food itself is toilet themed?…
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August 6, 2014

Instagramming Taipei: Summer Edition

Some cities just naturally lend themselves well to being photographed. Montreal is one. Paris is another. Ditto all the cities in Romania… that I visited. Taipei, my current home, is another. Since I finally
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August 4, 2014

7 Things I Wish I’d Known About Teaching English In Korea

Before I hopped on a plane at Newcastle Airport, bound for Dubai and then Seoul – and then a bus to Daegu – to start my one-year contract teaching English in South Korea, I didn’t really know…
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August 1, 2014

An Ode To Fro-Yo

Summer is possibly my least favourite season out there. In Asia, it tends to be hot, wet and sticky, and makes me question why I even bother to shower some days, as I’ll end up drenched in a pool of my own…
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July 30, 2014

The Totally Essential Guide To Surviving Typhoons And Earthquakes

I’ve never lived in a country which experiences natural disasters before. I mean, the UK isn’t exactly known for its epic, earth-shatteringly destructive events. There have been tornadoes…
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