adventures outside the comfort zone… slightly

Welcome to my little corner of the unknown! I’m a writer, solo explorer and classicist. Here you can find my writing about adventures of all kinds: travel, books ancient and modern, mental health and feminism, as well as links to my short stories. Take your own step into the unknown and have a look!

Travel tales

Stories from six weeks of solo travel in Norway, Sweden and Finland

Short stories and reviews

Links to my short fiction and culture reviews published on other sites

Book reviews

Forays into classic English and translated fiction, and all the things that means

From the blog

About Me

I’m a geographically-impaired Londoner working on a Classics PhD. I have an intermittent writing habit, a serious tea habit and a lot of knitting needles. When I’m not re-re-redrafting fantasy stories or knitting owl plushes, I tend to be playing folk music somewhere questionable.