Category Archives: Adventures

Volunteering abroad: “anything is possible in India”

At 21 I travelled to India to volunteer for three months, something that to this day I’m still incredibly proud of but also an experience I know I should write more about. I’m often asked for advice about travelling abroad, … Continue reading

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Driving… “You can accelerate now- ahh not that much!”

Driving has been on my mind, pretty much since I was 17 when it became legal to learn. I remember in sixth Form people would show off their new cars and race each other down to McDonald’s at lunch time. … Continue reading

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Time, empathy and understanding

I wasn’t going to blog about this just yet, as I have about three other blog posts on the go and thought it would be best to bring them to some kind of conclusion, before I embark on another one- … Continue reading

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‘Boating is good for sad people’

‘It’s good for sad people’ I hear when I (sometimes) reluctantly agree to spend a week on a wooden tarboat named Spey. ‘I don’t think I can go, I’m not very useful’ I often argue, unsuccessfully. My friends have always … Continue reading

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Traveling and adventures

I have always found traveling and navigating myself around on public transport very difficult and stressful, I first mastered the art of catching a bus confidently into town on my own when I was 17 and shortly after that I took … Continue reading

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Finally meeting people who understand

A while ago I researched an organisation called The Dyspraxia Foundation, they are a great resource, offering advice, training and opportunities to meet other people with the same condition. They also carry out valuable research and provide support to thousands … Continue reading

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