You know when you don’t even have to wake up early, but you do anyway because you have it in your head that you want something? That was me. I had this vision of getting the perfect jungle video and photos, with the golden hour sunlight filtering through the trees.
As well as our shot, we had a ginger Pisco drink made for us, and wine served at the dinner table. Safe to say this set the tone for the rest of the trip: alcohol, and plenty of it.
“The jittery nerves I’d been feeling in the days leading up to the trip just disappeared as I looked out of the plane window.”
This morning I’m heading to Heathrow Airport, boarding a plane, and heading to my very first international photography job!
The beauty of solo travel, of backyard adventures, of being able to take yourself off into the wilderness to switch off for a while – to focus on creation, reflection, and a few hours of peace.
Self portrait practice, accidental summiting, and too much time looking at lambs.
A little more than 14 months ago, I jetted off from England to explore, work, and live across the globe. Vegan worries plagued me, and so I packed thousands of energy bars and a lifetime supply of LUSH Cosmetics into the dilapidated rucksack that was to become my life.
“You’re going to Malaysia?”
“On a motorbike?”
A beautiful sunset, a vegetarian couple sitting next to me, vegan food, a serene sense of both leaving and coming home.
Your raw chocolate will taste best after 2 days (if they last that long!) as the flavours will really settle and complement each other.