A year in people #95 – Greg from Phnom Penh

Nick and I had been wandering around the city for a while. It was a hot, dusty evening and we'd just spent hours on a bumpy, stuffy minibus. Laden down with backpacks and travel-weary, we were losing hope of finding somewhere to stay. Guesthouses were either all booked up or way too expensive, and so … Continue reading A year in people #95 – Greg from Phnom Penh

A year in people #82 – Nic

I think Nic was the first person I met in New Zealand when I moved here who I didn't already know, or who wasn't connected to my ex-boyfriend. It was like a Tinder date for mates. We met online, through the UK group Adventure Queens, and arranged to meet for a cuppa. I'd only been … Continue reading A year in people #82 – Nic

A year in people #42 – Bryony

How many times have you been the new person that turns up to something? A new job, a party, a meeting, a fitness group etc. Where you don't know anyone? It can be terrifying, right? Intimidating? Even for the most confident people. The first time I went along to the HIIT Squad when I first … Continue reading A year in people #42 – Bryony

A year in people #38 – a guy in a car

My flight was a little delayed and it was after midnight when I found myself doing the 20 minute walk from the airport to my car which I'd left at work. A car drove past, indicated and pulled in a short distance ahead. Should my instinct to be worried? It wasn't, but I was definitely … Continue reading A year in people #38 – a guy in a car