What’s the difference between travel and a holiday? HONG KONG is out now

What’s the difference between travel and a holiday? I know, I've released a new book and sharing abstract question like that – bear with me, it will make sense. For me, it’s very simple: When you’re on holiday, you’re in a place that exists just for you to enjoy yourself. I’m thinking of luxurious holiday …

The road from reluctant writer to publishing my first novel

On December the 3rd 2017 I wrote this in my journal:  I’m excited to start writing something – but I have no clue where and how to actually start writing! I'm going to get some big bits of paper and do some planning so that I have a general direction, then pick bits I like …

What do YOU want to be when you’re older?

One of my favourite things about teaching is the conversations with the students. The unstructured, random ones that spin from their learning in all sorts of weird, wonderful and insightful directions. Often, I'll finish a lesson a few minutes early just to make time to spend a few minutes to talk, it's always well worth …