The days pass sitting on my chair in my French apartment. The frost has begun to settle in my blood as winter takes a grip in Marseille. Edouard has a new job so I’m alone a lot more, walking around endlessly in the apartment, listening to music, drinking rum and smoking cigarettes as I write continuously on my laptop.
There’s a lot of things cooking up at the moment. Lisa and I are heading to London from the 13th of February for a week and then after that, I will be travelling to Perth, Western Australia for nearly three weeks to see my parents. It’s been a year since I last saw them, waving … Read moreThe French Diaries: Part 17 “The Worst Captain since Captain Ron!”
Ok, so I made a decision. We got accepted for a £7500 loan and I was over the moon. That meant getting a boat in February, storing it and working on it. We made the decision to move away from the Amel Kirk. Raising the €19000 seemed a world away and other options that were … Read moreThe French Diaries: Part 15. “Buying a Boat the Hard Way!”
The last time I released a blog I had just bought a ticket to England. I’m feeling a whole maze of emotions right now as I sit by the fire and type. I feel contentment and yet I am not content. I feel peaceful and yet restless. I’m searching still but it’s different this … Read moreThe French Diaries: Part 11 “Finding Home.”
I waited there for hours, reading my book and staring at the door, waiting for him to come back. The door clicked open, but it wasn’t Edouard who came in, but the other couple’s son from his operation. Within minutes of greeting each other, the son had a reality tv show playing on his phone, … Read moreThe French Diaries: Part 10 “The Call of Britain!”
It’s time, folks! It’s time to release the podcasts of The Delos Diaries! In this one, I talk about how on earth I came onto Delos, what my life was life back in England and what the experience meant to me. It was the beginning, The dawn. The rebirth of myself. It was the start … Read moreThe Delos Diaries Podcast! Dreaming of Delos!