Five Things I’ve Learned On My London Commute

For die-hard readers of this blog who will expect tales of far away lands, I’m afraid this will be disappointing. Having snared you in with stories of Moscow and Mongolian ponies, this is nine-to-five monotony. It’s daily routine. After gallivanting through Central Asia I had to get a job. I’ve once again thrown myself headlong…

Taking The Train From Irkutsk To Moscow

I boarded the train on Thursday evening. An unceremonious goodbye to a slippery platform in Irkutsk had brought an end to an uneventful day, plagued by illness, in the capital of Eastern Siberia. The excitement of heading towards my final destination on this journey was spurring me to climb aboard. However, in hindsight my anticipation…

From Australia To London By Train

It was almost three years ago now that I stood in Heathrow airport departures lounge with my one-way boarding pass to Australia clasped nervously in my hands. I had decided to migrate indefinitely, to a country that I had never visited before. This may sound like a rash plan by anyone’s standards, let alone someone…