Well I’ve done it.
After talking about it for the last few months, I’ve finally given up the idea of getting another job any time soon and have decided to get on a plane instead. While throwing it all in and heading to the airport isn’t exactly a unique experience for me (see: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008), this time it’s different. This time, it’s not a convenient excuse to get away from a place that I no longer want to live, but rather a convenient excuse to take an extended holiday from a place that I have really come to love (Melbourne in general, and my neighbourhood in particular) and have every intention of returning to. I don’t know whether this difference is the reason, or whether it’s just the usual pre-travel jitters, but whatever it is I’ve been feeling the fear from the minute that I made this choice.Continue Reading →