Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days

I often dwell on my days spent on England’s South Coast. It’s a beautiful part of the world and having spent 6 years in Bournemouth and Poole, it’s a place I get sentimental about. I return these days on average about once a year, normally to coincide it with a trip to Dean Court to Read more about Backpacking and Camping in the South of England: Reflections from My Bournemouth Days[…]

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[…]

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[…]

The Lymington Pub Crawl – 1st October 2008

I had been working in Lymington since June 2008 on Wightlink ferries which take only 30 minutes to get you from Lymington in Hampshire to Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. My drive to work would range from 23 minutes to over an hour depending on traffic, time of day and roadworks, so I never Read more about The Lymington Pub Crawl – 1st October 2008[…]

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