HIPPIE KUSHI WAKING UP TO LIFE

Alternative Lifestyles * Vagabonding Travel * Searching for Hippie Happiness

Sri Lanka Continued: Long train journeys, caged dogs, Galle the dump and paradise.

I am currently sitting on my veranda under beautiful palm trees against a clear blue sky. Last night I sat with a bunch of older hippies at a house party while they strummed guitars and sung 60s folk songs; pure Read more…


Sri Lanka: Beautiful Nature, Pirates, and Being a Walking Cash Machine

After such a long break to my travels due to the pandemic, I am finally off on my adventures again. In November of this year I am off to Nepal and then I’m travelling the length and breadth of India; Read more…


An Even Stronger Wanderlust PT 2 OF 6

On a grey and cold morning in the UK, I thought it was time to continue my Wanderlust vagabonding blog post. I am about to set off on another great adventure to a part of the world I have never Read more…


An Even Stronger Wanderlust PT 1 OF 6

“If there is one thing that has come out of the pandemic for me, it is a feeling of deep frustration and a deep need to now plan a time in the not to far future to put on my Read more…


par kaboo paane पर काबू पाने: Overcoming

I am currently recovering from one of the worst bouts of illness I have ever had in my life. It felt at times like death. I was drifting in and out of consciousness, aching all over, having hallucinations, coughing until Read more…


GOA; some facts you may not know. The Road to Goa pt 3

Its been a rollercoaster ride to get to this point, flights to India have finally been reinstated from December the 13th this year. Trying to sort and fill in the visa application was a nightmare but I finally have my Read more…


Ozora, Boot Sales and the Road to Goa.

To my great surprise, recently I contracted pneumonia. It was immediately after that forest party we all attended in North London. There had been a lot of physical contact there, hugging, kissing and dancing for hours in close proximity. Me Read more…


Watch Out, Hippie Behind the Wheel: Finale’

The blue car went faster and faster, my foot stuck between the accelerator and the brake. The L plates flew into the air as we sped down the road in the direction of the field. The elderly driving instructor was Read more…


Happy Days; Boot Sales, Driving Lessons and News on Goa.

Recently Facebook did that thing where they send you a memory from two years ago. This particular one was of me and my crew on our way to Whirl-y-Gig. It made me smile but also made me very sad, thinking Read more…


Time to stand up against an increasingly authoritarian and conservative dictatorship.

Whirl-y-fayre cancelled, Noisily cancelled and so many more cancelled in 2021; some because of issues around insurance (read Covid, read Conservative game playing) but others due to an unsettling new approach to psytrance and neo hippie festivals by local councils, Read more…