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 million people to a city of circa 1 million. But it’s not. It’s wonderful. And here why: (1) Everything is so close In London, it…Read more London vs Stockholm 5 Things That Stockholm Does Better

The Edit Project: Prelude

I like to think I'm OK at writing. I plan on getting better, obviously - that's why I'm studying over in Sweden. I do, however, know that I'm rubbish at editing. Mainly because I avoid it like the plague. And if practice makes perfect when it comes to writing, I'm sure it also helps when it…Read more The Edit Project: Prelude

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 in busy social situations Feeling lost (both physically and metaphysically. I want to know where I'm going on a map as well as in life)…Read more 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 packing process and it's harder than I thought. You can't fit everything in, so some serious culling has to take place. You also have to be…Read more How To Pack For Moving Country

The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance

I am in freefall. I knew it was going to happen, but somehow that didn't make the actual happening part any easier. My final pay check came through and now I am without a parachute. For the first time in over 10 years, I don't have a steady income. All the money I make from here…Read more The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance