Sasieology

Aim to achieve your dreams

About

Although I have a few different names (long story), most people know me as Sas. When I was 19 years old, one of my role models gave me some great advice. She told me to go and do everything that I wanted to do in life, so that I would have no regrets. I’m now 33 years old, and I still live by this philosophy. I wish I could live 20 different lives, that way I would be able to see and experience everything that I want to. In one life I would be an actress, in another an archaeologist and in yet another I would have run away with the circus as a teenager. Unfortunately, though, multiple lives are not an option. Instead, I made myself a promise to visit at least one new place and try at least one new activity every year. Through Sasieology, I hope to share these adventures with you.
Originally from Blackpool in Lancashire, North West England, I now live in Cardiff, South Wales. In between Blackpool and Cardiff, I have been lucky enough to also call Greece, Austria, America and Canada home. My CV is incredibly varied, some may say bizarre. My dream job as a child was to work as a holiday rep overseas, which I did for five years. Other career highlights have included testing skis in Whistler, BC and working as a Magic and Juggling Instructor in Brant Lake, NY.
Sasieology is an insight into all the pieces that make me. As well as writing about my travels and experiences, I am also keen to advocate the benefits of living a plant-based, environmentally-aware lifestyle. Most people struggle with their life/work balance. I struggle with balancing my commitment to living ecologically and my love of adventure. Travelling puts great strain on the planet, and I try to make responsible choices whenever possible.
My moto in life is ‘Aim to achieve your dreams’. If this sounds like your kind of philosophy then you’re welcome to come along for the ride.

28 Responses to “About”

  1. The Landy said

    Hey, what a great Bio, and live you are leading. I’m with you, cram in as much as you can, we’ll be a long time dead! Good luck out there…

  2. Life is THE awfully big adventure to be lived, whatever it takes! Happy dreams to you!

  3. The Smile Scavenger said

    Your bio reminds me of one of my favorite classic quotations. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau 🙂 Best of luck to you in your wonderful pursuit of adventure!

    • Sas said

      I love that! I keep a note of quotes that I find inspirational, and this one is definitely going on the list. Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  4. I have nominated you for a Kreativ Blogger Award! If you would like to accept here’s the link to my post: http://sarahryan85.wordpress.com/2013/01/06/a-whole-new-year-ahead/

  5. Marie said

    I love your about page. You sound like somebody I’d love to hang out with… will you accept to be my virtual bff? 😉

  6. xpat92 said

    Hi Sas,
    It is a pleasure to know such a positive person online. I am all for positive power & self growth! Cheers!!

  7. Hey, wanted to let you know I tried to comment on a photo (from your latest post) but kept getting an error report! Greetings from Belgium, Tine

  8. I am very excited to let you know that I have nominated you for “The Most Versatile Blogger Award!” You can check out the post on my blog here:
    http://turquoisecompass.wordpress.com/2013/08/11/the-versatile-blogger-award/

    Best, Jessica- Turquoise Compass

  9. […]  I’m pleased to say that after a few beers and wines around the camp-fire we have a winner.  In fact, the winner was a clear stand-out, and was produced by Sassy who has a wonderful blog called Sasieology… […]

  10. Hey there! Good news for you! I’ve nominated you for the “Shine On” blogger award! You can view the nomination here: http://turquoisecompass.com/2013/12/15/shine-on-award/
    Congratulations! -Jessica

  11. What a great philosophy to live by 🙂 It is so important to live with no regrets and to just live life to the full. Love how you try to visit a new place and do something new every year. Look forward to following your adventures in life.

    • Sas said

      Thanks! I’ve got some great adventures coming up in the New Year, including a new place in February that I am sooooooo excited about 🙂

  12. […] Now I’m not going to “rabbit” on too much here and I’ll let the photographs do the talking, but a little while back I asked for you to submit some designs for a mural to go on the vehicle and I’m pleased to showcase the final product that was inspired by a design suggested by Sassy, who writes a blog titled Sasieology… […]

  13. Hope all is well. Just thinking of you! I haven’t been able to connect as much with my fast pace travels through Australia and New Zealand, but know that I think of you and hope you are well.
    Jess

  14. I loved the logo you designed for Lesley (Bucket list publications). I am in the process of designing a logo for my website Turquoise Compass and I was wondering if you could suggest any tips for designing a logo! Any recommendations or ideas that you think would work well for Turquoise Compass? Obviously a turquoise compass is probably going to be on the logo. Any help would be amazing.

    Jessica, Turquoise Compass

  15. Your amazing guest post is now live! You can view it here: http://turquoisecompass.com/2014/05/31/seeing-turquoise-in-the-ionian-islands-kefalonia-and-ithaca/
    Feel free to add your turquoise traveler badge to your website at anytime and share your article on your social media sites as I have also done.
    Jessica

  16. Wonderful philosophy Sas! Glad to meet you. 🙂

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