Hi, I’m Ayesha (or Heaps),
I’m a 28 year old kiwi and former restless teenager who blossomed into an (even more) restless adult. Instead of living my entire life settling within a series of bleary coffee breaks, blinking computer screens and confined to a desk job – I made the decision to live well below my means for three years. I stopped buying all the junk you think you should have, used the time to pay of $30,000 worth of debt and saved everything I could before leaving my job.
In 2016 I found myself in the desert, at the edge of the Mexican border, with all 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail stretching out in front of me. My first attempt at a thru-hike…
Words I Love
And so we stood together like that, at the top of that field for what seemed like ages, not saying anything, just holding each other, while the wind kept blowing and blowing at us, tugging our clothes, and for a moment, it seemed like we were holding onto each other because that was the only way to stop us from being swept away into the night.
Kazuo Ishiguro | never let me go
It was at once a miracle and the most natural thing in the world