My Brave New Life Anniversary

It’s a year since I walked away from my corporate job in Singapore with grand plans to become a location independent entrepreneur. And what a year it’s been. Not.

2 years ago

Meet The Dropouts: Di, The Globetrotting Gran

Meet Di, a 50-something palliative care nurse who retrained as an English language teacher and set off on some amazing adventures. Di is an inspiration for many reasons. Her.

3 years ago

A Dream Distilled

(Flashback post*.) The backroads of Provence. Wildflowers. Blue skies, bright sun, a cool breeze in my face. This was my cycling dream. It was supposed be a month-long family.

3 years ago

The Mi Quang Quest

Mi Quang is a noodle soup from central Vietnam, full of soft yellow noodles, prawn, pork, quail eggs, peanuts and shredded lettuce and herbs. It’s one of those dishes.

3 years ago

Moon Cake Surprise

The mid-autumn festival is approaching and all over Vietnam moon cake stalls are springing up. We found this one when we stopped for petrol at the weekend. Darling Man.

3 years ago


Darling Man is so laid back and easy-going I often forget about our different backgrounds. Until he tells me we’re due to go to a death anniversary party on.

3 years ago

Paddling Like Mad

It’s been quiet on the dropout front. The radio silence is mostly because I’ve been in shock at losing the remote part-time job that’s funded the past nine months.

3 years ago

The Adventures Of Horse

Horse has come a long way since he was churned out of an anonymous factory in China and shipped to Germany. It was in Germany that Horse’s quirky but.

3 years ago