The Peacocks Lessons

A Dream - The Peacocks - Hotel In Bali

You are stood silent and still, one leg straight, another bent to above your knee. Hands in a prayer posture. You feel strong, noble and elegant like you could do this forever. Your eyes are closed, and there’s a deep peace within you. There’s a gentle breeze hitting you from your left side, cooling you from the overhead sun. You open your eyes and see you are on the top of a rather high hill, with all sides sloping into

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How To Create A DIY Writing Retreat

Image of a Write, Sketch & notebook & Fragipani flowers from my DIY Writing Retreat in Junjungan Guesthouse, Bali

I’ve just finished a 2-month solo DIY writing retreat in Bali. It’s part of a self-created and directed creative sabbatical that I’m doing this year. Many people use a sabbatical or a break from work to go travelling around the world, but I knew personally that is not what I wanted to do. I wanted to use the time to learn how to be more creative, pick up new skills and challenge myself. I know that I could not do

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How Lizzy Created Her Professional Voice-Over Career From Scratch

Lizzy Roxburgh Voice Over Artist

Today I’m talking to Lizzy Roxburgh ( Roxy)  who currently lives in Bali and is a nomadic voice-over artist. She’s held a myriad of jobs from a kindergarten teacher, to bar work and now professional nomadic voice-over artist. We talk a lot about how she started, how she travels and does her work and what a voiceover artist actually does.  Also, she generously shares a lot of information and top tips, which will be super useful,  if you are considering entering

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Ultimate Guide to Resturants in Junjungan Ubud for Solo Females

Image of the breakfast at the Madani Antique Villas, Junjungan, Bali

This is an ongoing and ever-expanding guide to the restaurants in Junjungan and close by, created for solo women travelling around Bali.  Jungjungan is a small town, just a few kilometres north of Ubud, Bali.  I’ve been staying in Junjungan for almost 2 months on my DIY writing and creative sabbatical and I  absolutely love it, so I decided to share my top tips, plus the hidden and not so hidden foodie secrets so you consider it as part of

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Lifestyle ReDesign: From Event Director @ NASDAQ in NY, to Coworking Manager in London

Jacquelyn Orchard. General Manager of Huckletree Coworking Shoreditch

Today I talk to Jax, who moved from a cutthroat finance career in New York to being General Manager of my favourite coworking space,  Huckletree Shoreditch ( London).  We talk a lot about how the environment you work in strongly affects your life, your productivity and your career plus how she’s teaching herself skateboarding in her free time! Keep scrolling to read the interview or you can listen in to the podcast to hear Jax and I chat. Before we

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