Well, I did say I liked cities…

When I started this experiment back in November, I knew that I wouldn’t be leaving the UK for at least 3 months, because I had two events (both in Wales) that I wanted to attend in February.  Some time after setting off, two became three, as my ever-generous new employer invited me to stay with him and his family for a few days on the beautiful Pen Llŷn so we could discuss business and stuff and get some work done.

(This was all very well, as far as plans go.  Unfortunately, the weather had its own plans, and while we definitely did manage plenty of discussion, the actual work part of the bargain was somewhat restricted, on account of the house being without power for well over two days.) Continue reading

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Stage three (wait, what happened to two?)

Sorry guys – high time for an update, isn’t it?

Okay.  So my first month of living as a nomad had a pre-arranged itinerary, planned well in advance.  The week in London, Christmas in Cumbria and New Year in Hamburg were all part of that. Continue reading

Stage one complete!

A little over a year ago, I happened to stumble upon this:

Pictures of millennials with everything they own (and it isn’t much)

I said before that discovering Benny’s blog was responsible for this whole crazy idea finally forming in my mind, but it’s probably fair to say that the above article was equally to blame. Especially the phrase:

“…tend to live in sublets, traveling with a few boxes (or ikea bags) from one short-term arrangement to the next…”

I’m fairly sure this wasn’t the author’s intention, but that article made me feel envious.

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