Okay folks, listen up! This is it. It’s that moment we all knew had to come and it’s been a long time coming, but has finally arrived….The End of the Journey (queue dramatic music!).
So as I enter the realms of jet-lag and the strange place where your soul and your body have somehow temporarily parted ways and gotten separated in different time zones, I present to you my last post from this incredible year long journey.
From the floor of the bathroom on the 18th story of a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, I am thinking back over the last month which was mostly spent in London. With all the famous attractions on offer in that great city, without doubt it is a humble kitchen in a semi-detached house in the suburb of New Malden, that will forever hold a special place in my heart.
In a cold, wet city, you need a cosy refuge to lift the spirits and this is exactly how Pete and I felt about his cousin Suzanne’s kitchen. The room is at the back of the house and once we’d closed the door, turned the heater on and settled down in front of an episode of Battlestar Galactica (really, it’s actually quite a good series), it felt like there was no better place to be. Adorned in true retro caravan chic, and bathed in the warm light bouncing off the mustard coloured linoleum and wooden veneered walls, the kitchen has been our little haven, for reading, puzzling and cooking. Thanks Sooze for letting us stay in your house and enjoy your kitchen. We hope that next time we visit, we’ll find you there ready to make us a cuppa.
Which now brings me to the time to say thank you to everyone who has been following and/or “liking” zoomin.ZOOMOUT this year. It’s a strange thing to write a blog when you’re never really sure if there is anyone actually out there listening. So a special super BIG thank you to those of you who left comments on the posts/photos or told me that you’ve been reading – that has helped me keep going.
Right now I have no idea what will become of this website. After I arrive home tomorrow, I certainly don’t intend to get on a plane for the rest of 2014. So this travel blog in its current state will definitely cease to exist. If you’re curious about what might emerge, feel free to stay subscribed. Otherwise it is with my full blessings that I leave you to hang-up quietly. It’s been swell.
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