Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Dome

Both Saturday and Sunday I walked past the Reichstag. I would have liked to climb the dome inside Germany’s parliament house (since 1990) and Hitler’s headquarters during the Third Reich, but you need to either book ahead, or wait in line and show your passport. I was unorganised for both options so sadly the outside … Continue reading Checkpoint Charlie and the Berlin Dome

A lost girl on a Berlin train…

Berlin was an interesting and funky city! There is so much history to see I didn’t even scatch the surface of all thecmuseums and sights, but here is what I did get to take in! Saturday morning, I found a lovely little garden park heading East. I have decided I love flowers. So beautiful! The … Continue reading A lost girl on a Berlin train…

Jess Gone Global v. 2017

After months of planning and dreaming and stressing and writing countless lists – tomorrow I start my overseas adventure! I cannot wait. It’s been an adventure already, that’s for sure! I was nine days from boarding a plane and bidding my family adieu when Dad and I went on a last Kimberley bushwalk, I slipped, … Continue reading Jess Gone Global v. 2017

Why community is important, to me

When I watched this video journal 'No Man is an Island', it changed me in a big way. It revolutionised how I approached relationships in my life. Don't get me wrong, relationships have always been massively important to me. I'm compassionate, caring, and loyal, and I knew that relationships was incredibly important to my faith and … Continue reading Why community is important, to me

Lessons in friendship: from friends and FRIENDS

When I was a kid, I was given a notebook for Christmas nearly every year. In fact, I think every year. This particular year, the notebook flipped over the top of the page with a top-bound spiral. Kind of like detective notepads. I wrote stories and letters and lists and I can’t remember what else … Continue reading Lessons in friendship: from friends and FRIENDS