Expect the Unexpected in Sofia

Letter 141 After we booked our flights to Bulgaria, a lot of people asked why we chose there. I didn't have the answers, but after visiting the capital, the most incredible monastery and now the mountains, I have all the answers. Sofia is a Balkan gem and I hope this gives you a taster and … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected in Sofia

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Creating a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Letter 140 Who says travelling has to involve wearing nothing but dark colours 'because it doesn't show dirt' and changing your entire wardrobe to a selection of uninspiring clothes? Many, many backpackers say that. I disagree. I am a big advocate for being a light-packing traveller, but that doesn't mean a load of boring dark … Continue reading Creating a Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Completing My Architecture Degree

Letter 139 After 3 years of extremely hard work, late nights, frustrated days, difficult critiques and countless models, drawings and essays, I am finished. 3 years went in a flash and I cannot believe I am now graduating from the University of Edinburgh with an Undergraduate Degree in Architecture. As I left the studio with … Continue reading Completing My Architecture Degree

VOLUNTEERING FOR A SEA TURTLE PROTECTION CHARITY (and having a ball doing it)

Letter 139 Walking the sandy beaches of the Greek coastline at sunrise protecting nests, watching the hatchlings meander their way to the sea and raising awareness of the dangers to sea turtles to locals and tourists is a rewarding, fun and relaxing way to spend a few weeks of your summer. ARCHELON NEEDS VOLUNTEERS In … Continue reading VOLUNTEERING FOR A SEA TURTLE PROTECTION CHARITY (and having a ball doing it)

LONDON’S MOST EXCLUSIVE SURREAL CINEMA EXPERIENCE

Letter 138 Imagine becoming part of a film, taking on a new persona and experiencing being in a different time and placeĀ along with a warehouse full of others taking part. For one night I became a replicant bio-engineer in an incredible set up of Blade Runner, experiencing life in Utopia threatened by the Blackout. For … Continue reading LONDON’S MOST EXCLUSIVE SURREAL CINEMA EXPERIENCE

This year will be the best yet!

Letter 137 This is not only the 137th letter on my site, it also marks 2 years of blogging! These past years have flown by incredibly quickly and this time next year I will be in a very different place (in life and geographically). So in this letter I wanted to celebrate 3 things; firstly, … Continue reading This year will be the best yet!

Daffodils in the snow: Spring in Edinburgh

Letter 136 I like to wake up to birds singing, I like to go running around parks and hills in the sun and I like to walk amongst daffodils and purple flowers. These are all things I associate with spring. What I don't associate with spring is walking to uni through the meadows with snow … Continue reading Daffodils in the snow: Spring in Edinburgh