The story of a girl who stayed at home in her twenties, and travelled in her thirties.
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It always amazes me how I got to almost 50 dives without ever seeing a single shark. Not even a hint of a fin in the blue distance. Nothing. Never. Even on the liveaboard the day everyone else saw the oceanic whitetip under the boat, my buddy and I were the only two who missed it. I was a bit miffed and frustrated to say the least. So pretty much the second thing that went on my bucket list after the Pyramids, was to see sharks.Read more "Dive200: #49 – Feeding Sharks"
I was fortunate enough to hit a diving milestone on my last dive trip – 200 dives.
I also spent some time recently updating my new electronic dive log with all of my hand written comments from my paper log, which gave me the chance to revisit some of my favourite dives over the past 200Read more "Dive200: A look back at my favourite dives"
After marrying in Tuscany in 2013, we returned to Italy last year for a road trip around the beautiful Tuscan villages of Assisi, Cortona, Montepulciano, Chianti and (my favourite) Lucca. I could take photos of Tuscany forever!Read more "Photo Gallery – A road trip around Tuscany"
Although I often post on here about some far flung countries and some fairly out-there experiences, such as swimming with whales, diving with sharks or travelling solo, sometimes the best travel experiences can be found right at home.Read more "Travelling back to my roots"
It’s not often I post photos by themselves, but I stumbled across this one in my library today. It’s a a stunning sun set over London’s St Pancras station I often forget that I live in London, and just what a wonderful city it is.Read more "Red Sky Over St Pancras"
It’s strange when I look back at all my posts since I started blogging and contemplate the person I was back then, and how much has changed. Girl, Independent was born back in 2011 out of a frustration to get away, at least mentally, from a job I hated and into a world where I […]Read more "Girl, on Independence"