It all started when I was 29… and having a
I had a professional career in the Oil and Gas industry, had my own house (*mortgage) and life, on the surface, was pretty sweet. But I couldn’t stop thinking ‘is this it?’. In societies
We had a
You know when that one story has an impact on you? Something you hear, experience, see or do, that has a lasting effect. This one was mine.
It was like a
This was profound for me and it made me question my own death. Did I want people to get up at my funeral and say ‘She was a good citizen who paid her mortgage on time’ OR did I want people to say ‘She lived her life to the fullest, always following her heart, giving it her all and inspiring people along the way
But what next?
I’d never done much travel as I’d always had a menagerie of animals, particularly my gorgeous American Bulldog – Rusty – who I’d had since I was 18. But I liked the thought of traveling and it made sense to do my own backyard – so Rusty and I could go together. But, I wanted to travel
Enter the book ‘Tracks’ by Robyn Davidson and my solution was born!
I’d always dreamt of
I promptly quit my job, shaved my head, rented my house, packed a few
And so, the adventure of becoming a gypsy and chasing camels around the outback began….