My mum occasionally likes to throw around the old adage ‘there’s nothing new under the sun’. It’s true, sure. But then, something will happen in your life that suddenly amplifies what you’ve heard before, gives...Read more
Ahh, just imagine if I spoke Chinese. It would make for a smoother and faster transaction when asking to use the washing machine, questioning exactly what ‘white’ wine is on the menu, looking for cough...Read more
Continuing to enjoy the quirky nuances of local life here, mainly in comparison to Australia. Lots of things the same as any local neighbourhood, you have your regulars, which is nice – my fruit lady,...Read more
It’s either very apt or very naff to start off this little writing adventure with a reflection on ‘getting started’. I’m distracted by airport announcements, emails I might need to check (though there’s nothing urgent)...Read more
Welcome! I’m Michelle and have started this blog to connect with and share with other travellers (real and virtual), adventurers and ever-curious life learners. You will find stuff relevant to everyday life, travel and career.
Now that you’ve arrived, you can find out more about the what and why of this blog here, about me here or skip the introductions and just jump straight into things here.
“Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.” ― SUSAN SONTAG