I am engergetic, enthusiastic and curious. At 23 years old I’m still finding out what life has to offer and the crazy array of opportunities that are at my feet. It’s a time of uncertainty and anxiety but it’s also extremely thrilling. One thing that has stayed with me throughout my life is my passion to write and communicate science. So here’s a blog dedicated to just that.
In 2019 I graduated from a double degree (B Arts/B Sc) from the University of Sydney and this year I finished my honours research year in Marine Ecology at the University of New South Wales, where i specialised in the degradation of plastic in the environment. Between studying I took 7mths off to travel around Europe. During this time I completely immersed myself in foreign culture and history and met wonderful people.
What I learnt during my travels has been invaluable; there are certain things you just cannot be taught in a classroom. For example, reading about Auschwitz or Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in a textbook is an entirely removed experience compared to walking on the very ground of these places. I am trying to put these experiences into writing so that other people can learn a little and then be inspired to go out and explore.
I created this blog to encourage me to write, whilst encouraging others to live more sustainably. These are short snippets; moments in time from various travel adventures. My main focuses are travel stories, the climate crisis, sustainability and the possible pathways to a sustainable future.
Travelling sustainably isn’t always easy and by no means perfect. I do not carry my entire life’s worth of rubbish in a jar, but I highly commend anyone that has acheived such a feat. I am simply trying my best and I invite you to join me and do the same.
“Take nothing but memories. Leave nothing but footprints.”