Life on Tour

Sunday was the conclusion of the band’s latest tour. I went on the road with them and although the tour was only a couple of weeks I was amazed at how tiring it was. I’ve always thought being on tour with a band sounded pretty glamorous filled with champagne, fancy hotels and celebrities. The reality is a lot of time spent travelling, never unpacking your suitcase and drinking large amounts of crappy coffee at petrol stations along the autobahn.  We slept in 10 different places in the past 2 weeks and drove over 3000 km (1,800 miles). Rather than being out sightseeing the main sight I saw was this.

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Nomad State of Mind

After last week’s revelation about being a nomad, I’ve spent this past week trying to really work out what that means for me. Certainly it means packing lighter, and having adventures and taking opportunities to see the amazing things the world has to offer, but what about my passions? My passion for baking, for creating a home, for caring for the elderly, for having coffee with friends? Where does all that fit into being a nomad? If I don’t have a base how can I create an identity?

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