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DVSN Update 3

Bruce Lee said “It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential". I believe that in order to grow you have to learn about your strengths and weaknesses and stop trying to be a master at everything. When this site first started I ha...
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Riga, Latvia // Journal 85

Latvia may not be the first county you think of when planning a trip abroad but through serendipitous circumstances I ended up spending a week here in order to detox my mind and body. I spent the majority of the time on the outskirts of Riga with limited acces...

Wonders of the North (Part 2) // Journal 80

In my previous post I explored the more natural side of the north of England. Places like the Lake District and Malham Cove made an appearance but that's barely scratching the surface. North of England are littered with historic cities such as York, Leeds and ...
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Wonders of the North (Part 1) // Journal 79

It's easy to pine for that next trip abroad, to just put your feet up and do nothing for a few days. In reality we all know that never happens. You get restless, bored and impatient, feelings you were literally trying to get away from. Funny enough it's not th...

Change Your Body, Change Your Mind

Ever wish you could increase your confidence levels on demand? Or relieve a stressful feeling in a moment? Using your body differently can be an easy way to give yourself a quick boost in the feeling happier department. Fighters don’t walk into a cage wearing ...
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London I Love You, But You’re Bringing Me Down

London, it’s over, and it’s not me, it’s you. At what point do we say enough's enough and actually realise we'd rather live in affordable cities? This isn't a 'goodbye' though, this is just a see you later as I'm not done with you yet, not by a long shot. The ...
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My Morning Detox Routine // Journal 76

I refuse to believe the myth that there are productive and unproductive people. Everyone can be productive but it all stems from how you start your day. If you love the snooze button then congratualtions, you have begun your day by putting things off for anoth...
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Magical Coimbra, Portugal // Journal 73

Travelling to new places is always about self discovery. Finding out why you view certain things the way you do, breaking misconceptions and realising there is no such thing as 'normal'. What you consider normal may be weird to someone else and by going in wit...
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Midnight in Paris // Journal 72

When I travel I try to stray off the beaten path. You still get to experience the touristy side of the city but also find the little intricacies that only the locals really know about. During my time in Paris I of course visited the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Tri...
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Vienna, Austria // Journal 70

It’s been a summer of non stop travel so when I had the chance to spend a day in Vienna I jumped at the opportunity. Not many cities can boast the imperial grandeur of Vienna, once the centre of the powerful Habsburg monarchy. Hints of imperial architecture ca...
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Language of Architecture, Paris

In the mid 19th century, Paris was suffocating in the cramped network of its ancient streets. Until then, the city had expanded by developing its outer districts without any careful consideration. It fell to Georges-Eugène Haussmann, who was appointed Prefect ...
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Springtime Rain // Journal 87

As you may have noticed from my Rome and Paris posts I love a late night wander. Like a werewolf a city can transform under moonlight and provide the backdrop for an unplanned adventure. Amsterdam was no different. From meeting homeless artists with unique cre...
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Happiness in Dorset // Journal 69

Travel is essential for the well being of your mind and body but don’t go packing that suitcase just yet. Often a simple change of scenery is the only thing that's required so instead of looking for cheap flights abroad, research and see hidden treasures aroun...
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The Dark Side of Rome // Journal 49

Just strolling through Rome left me with an unforgettable experience. When you're surrounded with that much history and culture a little bit of it does rub off on you. When I woke up in my AirBNB apartment on Day 2 I decided to do something different. Most peo...
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Things To Do In London 10 // Journal 66

My favourite thing about living in London has got be the way it constantly surprises you. Each area is a mini city with a distinct look and feel that’s constantly evolving. My job as a photographer is to capture that fleeting moment in time before the next thi...
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Things To Do In London 9 // Journal 65

There's a famous saying in Eastern Europe that goes "the only thing that’s free is cheese in a mousetrap". Although I understand the sentiment I would have to disagree as some of my most treasured memories didn’t cost a penny. I hope you’ve been enjoying my ‘T...
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Things To Do In London 8 // Photography Journal 64

We keep telling ourselves “So much to do, so little time” but is that really true? There’s only so much one can accomplish before feeling drained or dejected by the possibility of another busy day. Living in a huge city such as London or New York may mean infi...
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Porto, Portugal // Photography Journal 63

Although I was only in Porto for a couple of hours I thought it'd be a waste to spend them at the train station so I grabbed my camera and went for a little wander. The Estádio do Dragão stadium was a most welcome surprise while the local delicacy 'Francesinha...