My first flight ever…

Okay guys. So my first flight at school didn't go how I planned/hoped it would. The flight itself was fine, my instructor showed me how to take off and then we did some stalls in the practice area, flew around for a bit and then came back to the airport. My instructor did the landing, …

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Moments like these…

There are these moments, if we're lucky enough, that come around every now and then, and are so powerful they knock the air right out of your lungs and make you weak at the knees. So far, in my life, I've had two such moments. The first was when I was walking one of my …

How I got here…

I’ve wanted to be a pilot since I was four years old – ask all of my friends, all of my school teachers… everyone who knows me, and they will say one of the most stand-out things about me is my unrelenting yearning to fly. It's also inextricably coded into the very fibre of my …

#throwback

I've been inordinately busy these last few weeks, so I've been neglecting my little corner of the internet So, consider these next posts to be a mini-series of throwbacks to all the somewhat interesting things that I'd gotten up to recently!! (A couple won't be sooo recent, they're from like April because, again, I'm a …

Hamlet

I went to see Hamlet last night, at the Harold Pinter Theatre on Panton Street in London (a two minute walk from Piccadilly Circus). It was absolutely incredible. I'm still trying to collect and communicate my thoughts in a coherent way, because at the minute they're all swirling around like the vortex in the third …