Dressing up as Margaret Thatcher in work in 2008

The Day I… Pretended To Be Margaret Thatcher in Work

“There is no such thing as society. There are individual men and women and there are families.” – Margaret Thatcher, 1987 In this ongoing random series called The Day I… I detail spontaneous and often idiotic moments from my travels. I don’t really like “normality” that much and I always prefer the extraordinary over the Read more about The Day I… Pretended To Be Margaret Thatcher in Work[…]

Jonny Blair working at Wightlink Isle of Wight England

Working Wednesdays: Ferry Steward for Wightlink Ferries, Isle of Wight, England

I LOVED working for Wightlink Ferries. In the last 10 years of nomadery, this was perhaps the one job that it felt like I was at home in. Getting paid to travel, meeting new people every day, free food and drinks and travelling every day to an enchanting island. Whatever fate befell me in 2008 Read more about Working Wednesdays: Ferry Steward for Wightlink Ferries, Isle of Wight, England[…]

Backpacking in England: Touring The Needles, Isle of Wight

As well as working on the Wightlink Ferries, I have spent quite a bit of time backpacking on the Isle of Wight in England. I organised a crazy SOENISC day out there in 2006 and in 2008 made several trips to the Isle of Wight and toured the Needles. Here are a few photos from Read more about Backpacking in England: Touring The Needles, Isle of Wight[…]

Jonny Blair Working on the Wightlink ferries from Lymington to Yarmouth in 2008

Wightlink Ferries…Summer 2008

It was June 2008 and I was looking for a new seasonal job, to accompany my quite temporary and inconsistent (and with hindsight, non-contractual, casual) job in the bars and retail points in the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth (and also in the BIC), and because I wanted to do something different, yet again. By chance Read more about Wightlink Ferries…Summer 2008[…]

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