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The Human Cost of Freedom

The idea of travelling the World, meeting people of different nationalities, varying cultures and backgrounds that, as the middle class Englishman that I am, you could never imagine sounded attractive and enthralling and something I’d dreamed of since a child. As the years passed I always knew that in order to go after this dream there would be sacrifices to be made. Sacrifices which I may have not known … Continue reading The Human Cost of Freedom

©PHOTOPQR/LE PROGRES/PHILIPPE VACHER - LA VALLA EN GIER LE 7/06/2008  - ACCIDENT D AVION DANS LE MASSIF DU PILAT. TROIS BLESSES DE NATIONALITE ANGLAISE ET BELGE.   

An aircraft, with 2 English passengers and 1 Belgian passenger crashed in the massif of Pilat, on June 7th, 2008

Journey of a Lifetime And My World Falls Apart Pt.2

Part 2 of my doomed journey to Mexico City and receiving some of the worst news imaginable… I spoke to my family about options of getting home as quickly as possible and was gladly prepared to pay through the nose in order to get back. I should add that I am far from ‘flush’ but would have given every penny I had to get home, … Continue reading Journey of a Lifetime And My World Falls Apart Pt.2

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Journey of a Lifetime and My World Falls Apart Pt.1

On the 23rd of June I made the biggest leap of my life and decided to move to Mexico City, the plan was to live there for around 6 months, work online, meet new people and grab life by the balls. I am currently studying French and Spanish at the Open University and the idea of speaking in Spanish on a daily basis proved too … Continue reading Journey of a Lifetime and My World Falls Apart Pt.1