Central America · Travel

One Week in Costa Rica

When life gives you lemons, go to Costa Rica. (I’m pretty sure I’m quoting that correctly). It had been an interesting few months. I needed some perspective, a little break from the norm. Costa Rica had always my dream destination, and so using the poor excuse of being slightly closer to the country, I said fudge… Continue reading One Week in Costa Rica


How You Can Find Yourself By Losing Yourself

“What the fuck is wrong with you?” The words burnt into me. This was one of those moments – later, I’d look back and wish I’d said something different. Something smart, witty, stood up for myself. Something that I could later recount to friends as a “boom!” moment, whilst Aretha Franklin’s Respect played in the… Continue reading How You Can Find Yourself By Losing Yourself

Comment · Dance

An open letter to Fitness Blender

Dear Fitness Blender (aka Daniel and Kelli), The world taught me that calories were the enemy. Sport was only reserved for those who had a natural flair. My school teachers implied that if you weren’t destined for the Olympics, you shouldn’t bother exercising. These inaccurate beliefs, which were presented from an early age, persisted throughout my… Continue reading An open letter to Fitness Blender