Update II: Have I caught you at a bad time?

This is the second update from a new series documenting the journey through my new business. This week I am focused on acquiring a handful of initial clients who will allow me to build a credible portfolio. With a portfolio of successful clients, it will be easier to acquire further business. However, right now it [...]

March: first beach day of the year

This time last year I was preparing for my move to Costa Rica. A year on, I find myself in a very different position. Summer is fast approaching and how I will spend mine is still somewhat unclear. This past weekend saw the first beach day of the year. Taking the chance to visit Anthony [...]

The North: A Week in Scotland

The Scottish Highlands is a vast environment with a magnificent landscape. I have spent the past week exploring some of the rural towns and villages in the area. Cliff Cottage proved to be the perfect getaway, planted deep into the countryside surrounded by nature. This post presents a selection of shots from Scotland, beginning with the [...]

Head in the clouds

A choice between head or heart. To listen to your head or your heart. It’s a common expression, which portrays the dilemma of choosing between love and emotion, or logic and reason. The decisions we make are motivated by each of these contrasting perspectives. I typically listen to my head, thinking about my decisions logically [...]

Time to look back

As I get accustomed to being back home in a freezing cold Manchester, England. My friend and travel partner whilst in Playa Samara has taken the time to write a reflection of his adventure. A stroke of misfortune saw Lewis return home a lot sooner than me, but his words show just how much he [...]

The Third Wave: Coffee & Passion

Living and working in San Jose, establishing a lifestyle and adjusting to the fast paced environment has been a challenge at times. I'd heard a lot of things about the capital before moving here from the Pacific coast. For example the dangers, the traffic and the industrial feel of the place. In many ways it [...]

La Belleza de Santa Teresa

After a couple of weeks of uncertainty, making the decision to return to Costa Rica has proved the right choice. As mentioned in my previous posts, it wasn't the lack of options which obstructed me. I simply could not decide what my best option was. Rest assured, I am delighted now to be back in a [...]