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A Swift Change in Tides.

A Swift Change in Tides.

15/07/2016 The best word to describe the first 3 days of being on the boat is stagnant. With a bold s. The boat is docked up in Faversham in a place called The Harty Ferry. Of course I was anxious to set sail as soon as possible. The following are reasons (in order) why, 3 days later I am still …

Sailing Away

Sailing Away

My plan is to sail from the UK to West Africa. I will take it easy by cruising along the way and stopping for however long I want. I figure that I’ll visit 16 countries and countless cities (European and West Africa). From West Africa, depending on mood, conditions, weather and impulse I will either continue around Africa or cut …

Faux locs – my protective hair style while travelling

Faux locs – my protective hair style while travelling

It’s a known fact that I don’t brush my hair. I only wash my hair once in a blue moon and basically neglect it. As the days approach for another solo backpacking trip to Italy, Tunisia, Egypt and Israel and the only concern had been my hair. My issue is always my hair. Daily Swimming + Minimal fucks given = …

My solo festival experience at Summerjam

My solo festival experience at Summerjam

My festival buddy pulled out at the last minute due to a sudden death in his family.  I really considered not going because the idea of going to huge festival alone is a bit daunting. I’ve done it before spontaneously while travelling but never planned. These things are definitely better with friends. Anyway – I went to the festival alone …