Today marks three years since I moved to London. It’s weird, because I still feel like a bit of a newcomer here, yet three years is a pretty significant chunk of my life so far. Three years is the longest I have spent in one place, doing the same thing, since I was eighteen years … Continue reading Three Years in London
Weekend Coffee Share is a feature hosted by Part-Time Monster. You can read the other posts in the link-up here. If we were having coffee this week, I’d have some exciting news: in less than three weeks, I’ll be moving in with my boyfriend. It has all happened so quickly. The idea had been floated … Continue reading Moving Forward
It is almost time for me to declare my sixteen goals for 2016, but I'm not 100% set on them yet! Giving me some ideas and a little more thinking time, the brilliant team at Femsplain have let me know what they would like to achieve next year. * As December draws to a close, … Continue reading Guest Post: Femsplain’s 16 for 2016
Before you get too excited, this post isn’t some juicy insight into my love life. No, it’s about my fairly-uneventful-sounding-yet-somewhat-significant day off today. I had a day in lieu to take after Bologna, so I chose today because I knew I would be tired after Rome (a post or two to come on that). I … Continue reading Committing to a Doctor
Image: my own, from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
This week has been mental. I’ve been reading Station Eleven on my many train journeys around Central Scotland. It is about a post-apocalyptic world following a pandemic, so it isn’t exactly the lightest reading material. Then we had the referendum on Scottish independence on Thursday, and it’s safe to say that caused information overload and … Continue reading Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and begin new relationships. What was the last thing you contemplated leaving? What were the pros and cons? Have you made up your mind? What will you … Continue reading Leaving or Escaping?