“No one realises how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang
In 2014 I began a tradition of choosing a word I would embrace in the new year. I borrowed/stole this tradition from an excellent photographer, online mentor and friend Lola Akinmade-Åkerström. Last year I chose the word open and in reflection I would say always be careful what you wish for! I yearned for new experiences, lots of life lessons and things to occur that would take me out of my comfort zone. In that respect 2014 did deliver, though perhaps not in the way I would have liked! It turns out that sometimes the best life lessons are served on a plate of discomfort, pain and challenge.
I enter 2015 feeling a bit emotionally, and even physically battered. The sun spots on my face and the motorbike…
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