Creative Writing MA’s have got a bit of a mixed reputation. Some see it as an exercise of the blind leading the blind, by which I mean unpublished writers telling … Continue reading Should I Do A Creative Writing MA?
Posts about leaving home and relocating abroad.
I’ve been living in Stockholm a total of one month after a lifetime in London. You might think it’d be a difficult transition, moving from a city of nearly 8 … Continue reading London vs Stockholm 5 Things That Stockholm Does Better
Moving country is definitely the most exciting thing I’ve ever done* but it’s also the most terrifying. Especially if, like me, you have anxiety around: Travelling (flying specifically) Being alone … Continue reading How To Settle Quickly In A New Country
In less than two weeks I’ll be leaving this lovely rainy island behind and landing in Stockholm with two suitcases and a rucksack to my name. I’ve already started the … Continue reading How To Pack For Moving Country
In the words of Passenger, Only miss the sun when it starts to snow Only know you love her when you let her go I’m not saying I’m going to … Continue reading London Bucket List / When A Local Realises They Haven’t Done Anything Touristy in circa 20 Years.
Life altering decisions aren’t always made after lots of careful thought and planning. In an oft repeated cliché, I made mine on New Year’s Eve, after being faced with the … Continue reading Why You Should Quit Your Job And Move Country On A Whim
Generally, when these words are uttered to you, it feels pretty darn personal. Or at least it did to me. It also feels like you’ve failed somehow, which isn’t a … Continue reading “It’s Just Business, Nothing Personal” -Why Redundancy Makes You Feel Like A Failure