Thank you for the music

This morning I woke to hear of the tragic news that Chester Bennington, lead singer of the band Linkin Park had died, 

The news saddened me and sparked off a host of Wandering Memories.

I discovered Linkin Park whilst I was at university in the United States. Their debut album, Hybrid Theory resonated with my experience, it typified my internal struggle, trying to define who I was, and more importantly who I wanted to be, even at the age of 20.  … More Thank you for the music

Glastonbury Festival

It’s that time of year again!

Yes, its time for the biggest music festival in the world – Glastonbury.

A few  years back I was lucky enough to experience one of the most iconic musical events in the world – Glastonbury.  The achievement of obtaining tickets alone was a thrill, as over 2 million people attempt every year. … More Glastonbury Festival

A British Tradition

The UK is going through a bit of a heat wave with temperatures peaking at 34 degrees centigrade. I know for some of you around the world that’s not that hot, but for us Brits it is…

And as is standard, everyone is complaining about the weather – it’s sortof a British tradition. It’s either too hot or too cold or too rainy, too cloudy, too bright – I think you get the picture.  … More A British Tradition

United we stand

I know it’s a naive question but sometimes we wonder – why can’t we all get along?

There is so much hatred, greed, envy and intolerance in the world, it sometimes feels as if we are doomed to fail as a species.

Then we look back at our Wandering Memories, where we shared adventures with a host of strangers, from all types of backgrounds, cultures and religions. … More United we stand

Essential Australia – Sydney

Continuing on the Essential Australia Series we move onto the city I personally have had the privilege of calling home on numerous occasions, Sydney.

As Australia’s most iconic city, Sydney’s reputation is well established and very well deserved. There are a huge amount of highlights and essential experiences offered available to even the newest traveller, and it is this, alongside a quasi-idyllic lifestyle that Sydney one of the Wanderlust capitals of the travelling community. … More Essential Australia – Sydney