My Toronto: the good, bad & random

Toronto is one of those very rare cities that felt instantly, entirely welcoming to me.

In my three years here, that feeling has endured. Never once have I felt unsafe in the city. That’s pretty incredible!

So consider this my little love letter to my home-away-from-home. While I may not be here forever, there’s security in knowing places like Toronto exist in the world.

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What the F*uck is my ‘Bliss’ anyway?

Does your head do battle with your heart?

Do you ever have you mind completely made up and then, with niggling questions and common sense (that relentless bitch), your resolve crumbles. It’s just not – my least favourite of all words – practical.

We live in a world of quotations and idealised snapshots on social media. “Follow your bliss” is a thing people actually say seriously. Google ‘how to quit your job and travel’ and you get 152million potential rabbit holes to fall down.

There’s no shame in thinking, fuck it, if they can do it so can I!

So what happens when you’re not coming from a corporate finance background, making six-figures annually, or there’s no trust fund waiting to be plundered? You adapt your plans, that’s what.

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It Begins at Home: Sligo, Ireland

Hey, hi, hello!

It’s a funny thing, beginning to e-document your travels. Suddenly it can seem like you have had a grand total of three experiences in your whole life! But what is normal to you is sparkling magical to someone on the other side of the world.

So you’ve gotten to know ten weird facts about me. It only seems fitting that I tell you a bit about my home as a starting post for TGG. So here it is ladies and gentlemen, my home, my heart, my Sligo. I hope you find a little magic …

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10 Facts about Me!

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Hey, hi, hello!

Welcome, welcome to my shiny new blog. Thanks so much for stopping by! I’ve got some big plans for 2018 and I’m excited to have you along for the ride. Y’ready?

If I’m going to take you to the other side of the world (for starters) with me this year, I think it’s only fair you know a bit about me. Please, please, use the comment section to introduce yourself. I’m so eager to connect with my readers.

So let’s get started with a very selfish, self-centered list all about meeee!

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