No Man’s Land

Hirst is an alcoholic upper-class litterateur who lives in a grand house presumed to be in Hampstead, with Foster and Briggs, respectively his purported amanuensis and man servant (or apparent bodyguard), who may be lovers. Spooner, a “failed, down-at-heel poet” whom Hirst has “picked up in a Hampstead pub” and invited home for a drink,…

Two years and counting!

Happy New Year from Alive and Trekking! I hope that 2016 will be amazing, filled with good health, lots of travel, positivity and kindness! When I started this blog on January 1st 2014, never ever could I have imagined I’d still be going strong two years in. Two years….two! 😀 I still love blogging and…

Aye, on we go!

Happy New Year and best wishes for 2015! I’m always a bit shocked when I realise the 90s were not just a few years ago (ouch). Time hasn’t stopped running and bam, 2015 is here! About time too that 2014 is over, I’m ready for a change! It was today a year ago that I published my first post.…

Let me take you on a journey through time

I’ve been thinking about doing a post like this for a while, so why not go ahead with it? Yeah! So I love music. Love, love, love music. So, in this post I will list songs that remind me of a certain trip, holiday, travel, yep. I like different kinds of music, but these days I…

Alive and Trekking!

Yes, I took the plunge, I changed the name and URL of my blog! I thought about it for a while and this felt like the perfect time to go ahead and make some changes. You see, I really love this place! 🙂 So, here’s the official announcement: travelsan becomes aliveandtrekking.com. Why the name change? When…

Testing the social media waters

Now that my work for the week is done, I can once again keep myself occupied with this right here! My blog! 😀 I’m so grateful for the follows, the likes, the comments and the support. Not in my wildest dreams could I’ve imagined a reception as wonderful as this. My wee blog. ❤ I’m…