Tag Archives: Travel

Children’s dreams brought to life at Woodford

Monsters roam the streets at Woodford Folk Festival each year, scaring festival goers and generally wreaking havoc as street theatre performers tend to do. A one-eyed, friendly giant called Softie wanders around eating anything in sight; particularly children. Alongside him the ten heads of Spike, the three-horned green monster, roam in every direction and towering […]

Backpacking at 16

In April 2009 I went backpacking across Thailand with my Mum and my 13 year old brother. This is what I remember. “Sawadee ka!” Mum says as she takes her 100 baht of change and places it safely in her backpack. I look over my shoulder as we walk out of the shop to see […]