15 things you learn working on a summer camp in Canada

I spent this summer working on a camp for children in Ontario. They learned so much about friendship, adventure, and pushing themselves to the limit. Here's what I learned: It is perfectly acceptable not to shower every day. You went in the lake? That counts. It rained? That counts. You fell over 14 times trying … Continue reading 15 things you learn working on a summer camp in Canada

Hello, my name’s Polly and I’m awful at travelling

Confession time: I’m a terrible traveller. Really. I get homesick, I forget everything I’ve learnt by the time my suitcase is unpacked and I make a beeline for McDonalds wherever possible (sidenote: the Teriyaki McBurger in Japan is amazing). I’m also quite prone to travel-related disasters.  Late last year, I spent a week in Macedonia and … Continue reading Hello, my name’s Polly and I’m awful at travelling