Escape Diary #5: The quest for ‘true happiness’

Escape Diary #5: The quest for ‘true happiness’

When Esc started out Rob and I spent many an evening figuring out how we were going to help others follow their dreams. At one of these beer-fuelled philosophising sessions we joked that we were trying to solve the riddle of happiness! On reflection – there is...

Escape Diary #4: Riding the ‘Escape’ Rollercoaster

Whilst the dream of escaping the city to do something you feel passionate about sounds romantic getting there most certainly isn’t. There have been times recently where I have really questioned why I’m doing it. As you may have read in my previous blogs I’m still...

Escape Diary #3: How to live off £10 a day

Here at Esc we know that one of the biggest barriers to people escaping the city is money. No one knows this more than me. As I wrote in my first blog post, I have a certain amount of money I need to ensure I can escape, until I reach that target I’m stuck. The...
Esc Hero #3: ‘Get out of your comfort zone’

Esc Hero #3: ‘Get out of your comfort zone’

A quick note: Roly Bagnall was one of the first people to get in touch with us when we launched Esc. He left his job in a bank in London to work in micro-finance in India. He has only been in Mumbai for one night (he arrived yesterday) and he sent us this! He is a...