Since I have been going through some tough times in my life and was lagging in the tasks I set forth for myself, I decided to take time out to re evaluate my life. I have always known that I have a lot of potential but potential must be converted to kinetic energy for it to be useful (Akpeks thanks for that yarn). I have not taken my school work as seriously as I should and I am very shamefully lagging in my project I thought I would have almost completed by now amongst many plans and projects occupying my little mind. Consequently, I decided to go on a retreat and I searched for places until I settled for Hartley Woods (they were kind enough to give me a discount).
Day One (15th April)
Being the Capricorn that I am, I sought to find the most economical way to get to Uttoxter (UTT). It was suppose to be cheaper by almost 30% if I connected through Wolverhampton that going to Uttoxter from Coventry directly. Well, the saying penny wise pound foolish (did using the actual currency play a role?) could not have been more on point.
First of all my ticket from Wolves to UTT turned out to be a one day return ticket instead of an open return as I tried to sort it out (by begging) I missed the train I was to take and that resulted in an extension of my journey by at least one hour. Continue reading “Running Away: My Retreat Diary.”