Author Archives: Adventure Girl

About Adventure Girl

Aims to push boundaries and step outside her comfort zone. This is where she posts her reflections and discoveries.

An African Adventure

I’ve been in eastern Africa for a week now and I’m not sure where to start: the poverty, the corruption, HIV, the culture, the church. Right now I’m camped inside the grounds at a Kenyan orphanage. It is both warming … Continue reading

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Drawing back the curtains

Adventure Girl finds a way to let in the light Sometimes it feels like I’m sitting alone in the dark — wherever I happen to be — and that no matter how many different ways I try to get to … Continue reading

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Cutting the ties that bind

Adventure Girl learns the hard way that some things never change ‘I didn’t break contact because of the way he treated my mother in the divorce; I used the divorce as an opportunity to break contact. His behaviour at that … Continue reading

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Holding on by letting go

Adventure Girl learns a lesson in unleashing her green-eyed monster ‘Relationships of all kinds are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and … Continue reading

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My dirty little secret, or ‘just another coming out story’

Adventure girl learns a lesson on playing for both sides ‘How did you cope being in a heterosexual relationship for ten years?’ For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a boyfriend. For longer than that, I’ve had fantasies … Continue reading

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A square peg in a round hole

Adventure Girl learns a lesson on being ‘in like’ “If I was meant to come in a box with a label slapped across me, I would have been produced by Mattel.” Recently I met someone I actually connect with, who … Continue reading

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Love fool

Adventure Girl learns a lesson on being in lust ‘Knowing my luck, I’ll meet someone I actually want to be with who is rubbish in bed.’ People often talk about having a ‘type’, a particular physique or other combination of attributes … Continue reading

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