A room of her own

As Virginia Woolfe famously wrote, a writer, especially a woman, needs money and a room of her own to get any writing done. As a budding writer, I can’t but agree.┬áThe idea for my first book, a murder mystery, was given to me on a silver platter by a fellow passenger onboard my second container…

Scotland travels ahead

Pop quiz hot shot. Your new apartment won’t be available for a month and it’s festival season in Edinburgh. What do you do? Edinburgh festival is many festivals rolled up in one, takes place in the first three weeks in August and attracts about four million guests every year. Guess whether there is any affordable…

Changes and new beginnings

My 15 month long round the world tour was quite a transformative experience. I learned a lot about myself. I do not like sleeping in dorms (except in Japan). I want to have a home base where I can return after each trip. Make up is not necessary and my face is just fine without…