The Four of Hearts

Number 17 – See the firefly squid in Japan (Four of Hearts) – Tuesday 4th April 2017

Squid that light up and glow in the sea? It can’t actually be real though right? It’s just one of those very well photo-shopped images. We’ve all read and seen those articles of the most amazing things in the world; normally we read them at our office desk whilst pretending to do work, or maybe even on the toilet. Don’t pretend you haven’t. But last year I remember seeing one particular picture that looked too good to be true.Read More »


Spreading the Apocalyst – 3rd January 2017

In my last post, I told you that The Apocalyst was real and happening every day.  I never expected this…!

It’s less than two weeks until I set out on a journey that will no doubt rock me to my core; the reason the Apocalyst started in the first place.  My friend and I fly to Bangkok on the 16th January 2017 to travel through South East Asia, before I move to Japan at the beginning of March.  Leaving everything behind is a terrifying prospect, and whilst I know that everything will work out, and it will be an amazing adventure, fear is inevitable I guess. The main fear is that of the unknown; I have no idea how Japan will pan out or what to expect from it; all I know is that it might not be as long term as I had first intended.  However this is for a good reason, one which I may be able to share with you in the coming months. Read More »

Meteor Hunting – A perfect failure – 21st October 2016

The Apocalyst is taking me to some strange places. The four of spades on my list is to witness a meteor shower, and earlier this week my friend Luke informed me that there was meant to be a meteor shower in England towards the end of October.  So I did my research, and on Friday 21st October, whilst most people were tucked up in bed, or drinking in a bar, I was with a friend packing up the car with hot chocolate and food to go meteor hunting at 1am!  Read More »