The Absent Aunt

In the same breath that I told my sister I had quit my job, bought a bus and was going to hit the road on an indefinite adventure around Australia she told me she was pregnant. This was terrible timing considering that in the 32 years she’s been alive we had lived no more than … More The Absent Aunt

Going home?

It was a standard Last Day of Holiday type day. We’d been assaulted and beaten up during thai massages, gobbled up all the unidentifiable street food we passed, refused to wear sunscreen, and were pleasantly suprised when we got out of the cab alive after the 140 kilometer an hour taxi ride to the airport. … More Going home?

Running for cake

I know that it’s not over yet and there are still many adventures to be had, but already 2017 is stacking up to be an important year in the life of Kate. 2017 is the year I entered my mid 30’s (am I an adult yet??). It’s the year I lived in a bus. Or … More Running for cake

Buslife unexpected

We weren’t planning on working this year. But about 4 months in and after a particularly expensive March filled with mini breaks, flights and festivals Jot was in a panic about money. As she is in charge of the Galea-Castle empire and dollar I took her word for it. I’m terrible with money and until … More Buslife unexpected

March Madness

​In real life (when our house was made of bricks and we had jobs), if at any point I checked the calendar and saw that sociable Jot has scheduled us for more than one activity across a weekend I panicked. And moaned. My ideal weekend would be completely free with the knowledge that people were … More March Madness