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Had we but world enough, and time

If I did, I’d still become that balletdanser. And an astronout! The first woman to set foot on Mars. A new Mother Theresa, a balletdanser, a lawyer a writer and a painter. I would be a scholar and an environmentalist and a doctor and a pirate and a dreamer.

If I did, I would travel the world, read all the books on this earth – twice. I would see every sunset over every type of landscape and then do it all again.

Sadly though, I do not have world enough, nor time. Thankfully, I do have time to try my hand at some things – although I fear I will never see the red planet with my own eyes. This page is where I try my hand at writing about my travels and the books I have read, combining a few of my dreams.

Feel free to have a look around and tell me what you think!

 

THE PERKS OF (SOMETIMES) BEING A SOLO-TRAVELLER

When I was twenty, I really, REALLY, wanted to go to Paris. I’d been there before with a friend and had loved it and here I was, seeing these train-tickets on a massive sale and nobody wanted to come with me! I felt lonely for a bit, but then my ...
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5 THINGS TO DO IN PARIS

Paris, city of love. City of the best food in the world and city of blinding lights. City filled with meandering cobbled roads, filled with culture and the city we’ll always have. Paris is so great it has become a cliché to say so. I really should not like this ...
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WANDERLUST

A musing It’s been one of those days, again. One of those days where I kept reading stories written by and about world travellers; people following their hearts to where their feet lead them. One of those days of feeling the wind in my hair, the sun on my face ...
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THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE – Audrey Niffenegger

I ALREADY HAVE THREE COPIES OF THIS BOOK AS IT IS MY ALL TIME FAVOURITE BOOK! It’s hard for me though, to put into words why I love this book so much, because the book contains so much. On the surface it is the love story of Henry DeTamble and ...
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ON THE CROSSROADS OF SHOULD AND MUST – Elle Luna

FOR ALL THE SEEKERS AND SEARCHERS. FOR HAPPY PEOPLE AND UNHAPPY PEOPLE. FOR THOSE TRYING TO FIND THAT PATH TO IT, AND THOSE STILL FIGURING OUT WHAT ‘IT’ IS. FOR ALL OF US WHO ARE LOOKING FOR A WAY TO LIVE AUTHENTIC LIVES – WHATEVER THAT IS – THIS BOOK ...
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WANDERLUST – Rebecca Solnit

A BOOK CALLED WANDERLUST, HOW COULD I NOT READ A BOOK WITH A TITLE LIKE THAT? Except it turns out that the book doesn’t really say all that much about the feeling the word portrays. The subtitle is the more accurate one: a history of walking. Getting over my slight disappointment ...
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