Posts about leaving home and relocating abroad.

Should I Do A Creative Writing MA?

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 Some see it as an exercise of the blind leading the blind, by which I mean unpublished writers telling … Continue reading Should I Do A Creative Writing MA?

London vs Stockholm 5 Things That Stockholm Does Better

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

How To Settle Quickly In A New Country

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

How To Pack For Moving 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

Why You Should Quit Your Job And Move Country On A Whim

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

“It’s Just Business, Nothing Personal” -Why Redundancy Makes You Feel Like A Failure

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