Review: Turn the Ship Around! by L. David Marquet

A breath of fresh air in business managament theory, this approach makes a alots of sense and resonated as the type of system I would want to be employed in. If you have disengaged employees or are disengaged yourself then definately give this a read, maybe they/you want to feel a bit more responsible for…

Tips for Border Crossings

Over the past few months I’ve crossed a fair few borders, many of which were outside the EU zone. For the most part they have gone pretty smoothly, but there have been a few things I have learnt or heard from others to keep in mind. 1. Cross borders during office opening hours This means…

The Fear

I have never felt fear like it. Not nervousness about going to a party or running away from a spider. Gut-wrenching, wretch-inducing, sweaty everywhere, can’t listen to anyone else’s inane chatter, curling up in a ball and hiding to putt off the inevitable. In Turkey I learnt to do Full Stalls and Spins on my…

Andorra (and Spain)

When Adam came to visit we had already decided we were going to go to Andorra because I’d found the Tourist Information App that showed loads of different outdoor activity spots. It was however a longer drive to Toulouse Airport than I had envisaged so we wanted to do more than we had time for-…

Review: Faith in Nature Conditioner

So I literally just tried this conditioner, having left all of my toiletries in the van in Croatia while on my brief break back home and having to buy new as neither my mother or boyfriend have any I can borrow a bit of. First impressions squeezing it out of the bottle: it smells awesome!…

New Directions

Hello! Just to let you know why there are new posts going up that aren’t necessarily directly related to my adventures! Part of my goals for this trip is to explore my more creative side that has been parked since school in favour of sciences. I used to love art and music but the very…

Giving up something you love

In the second week of my Kitesurf trip to Morrocco I had a bad day. This is what I wrote at the time; I think I’m about to give up kitesurfing and I dont know if its for the right reasons. I first picked up a kite at uni 8 years ago, but the instructors…

Club Pilot

Summary of the Club Pilot Course and summary video of EP and CP.

Learning to Fly

Not going to lie, the weather forecast wasn’t looking great as I prepared for my trip to Algodonales. So why am I going to this tiny town in Spain? To learn to Paraglide! Since visiting Gerlitzen a couple of years ago, I have wanted to travel Europe and learn to fly for myself, but having…