It’s odd. I bought a return flight from London to Brisbane and was set to go back at the end of September to get my dose of Australiana before I could head back. After weighing up the pros and cons of spending a fortnight in Brisbane (mainly Toowoomba) in September vs holding off the flight in exchange for small getaways around Europe (already booked Nice, Monaco and Morroco!), I decided to go for the latter so it looks like it will be a while until I go down under.
Month: September 2012
World Travel Market
There’s a tradeshow in November at ExCel, London called the World Travel Market. Great for travel enthusiasts, aficiandos and of course, those working or looking to get into the travel industry!
On TS Eliot’s Little Gidding
When I was in high school, I use to collect interesting quotes, phrases and fables. I collected this out of inspiration – the word “au courant” would be an alternative name to an “About” page on a website that I drafted at 14. Château en Espagne would be the name of one of the first Photoshop images I created at 13. So, one night out of boredom, I came across a collection of quotes and stumbled upon this excerpt from Little Gidding by TS Eliot and since then, it has stuck with me and still struck me.
On Vulnerability and Loss
It has been a while since I wrote a very personal entry, and I feel that now is a good time for it. For while I talk about the qualities and the advantages of risking much to be where we are and to be in a place to do what we do, there are many downsides. Continue reading On Vulnerability and Loss