Hello 2021! The year we’ve all been waiting for… Well, it hasn’t quite started the way we wanted. We’re on lockdown 3.0 here in the UK and that #furloughlife is most definitely still a thing – apart from one month of flying in October, I’ve been grounded since April last year! But! Rather than dwell … More My Top 10 Travel Destinations
As an avid watcher of documentaries by UK national hero David Attenborough, and as an unashamed animal lover, Kenya has long held an air of mystery and enticement to me. Images of its extensive savanna’s fill our TV’s, stretching for miles before melting into the shimmer of heat waves. Wild and wonderful animals living the … More 24 Hours in Nairobi … More 24 Hours in Nairobi
‘Cabin crew’, a role that by it’s very nature involves being with people for hours on end, seems like the last career in which you would find lonely people.
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With only 36 precious hours in the beautiful city of Cape Town, time was of the essence. My usual activities on quick stopovers to this particular South African Capital (South Africa has three capital cities) include a visit to the nail bar, a delicious meal at NV80 with Don Pedro desserts and a swim … More Cape Town: Table Mountain & Great Whites … More Cape Town: Table Mountain & Great Whites
When I explain to people that I had a fear of flying before becoming a flight attendant, they are baffled. I find myself having to assure them: Yes. I am cabin crew. Yes, I was afraid of flying the day I applied to become cabin crew. The fact I became crew with this fear is … More Becoming Cabin Crew with a fear of flying
To put it lightly, this year hasn’t gone quite as planned for anyone… And the likelihood of life returning to any semblance of normality in the context of pre-COVID life is unlikely. The way in which this pandemic has effected us is far reaching, health threatening & career destroying. And we are not alone in … More COVID & Crew: Our New Normal?
My career in aviation was about to take off, but little did I know, my life as cabin crew would change me in more ways than a better tan and a fuller passport. Here are three ways being cabin crew has changed me!
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22nd June 2020. Today marks two years since (re) joining the jet setting lifestyle of cabin crew after a 2 year hiatus. Today also marks day 83 of furlough during what is a pretty rough time for everyone in this industry, with huge uncertainty about the future. For a while now, I’ve felt myself spiral … More An honest reflection on life as cabin crew