Letter 140 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
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)
Letter 138 Imagine becoming part of a film, taking on a new persona and experiencing being in a different time and place 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
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!
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
Letter 135 Something that both impresses and baffles me is when people set out to visit every country in the world. There are 195 of them, so it's not a small feat. On one hand, I think it's admirable that people are aiming to have stepped foot on every country in the world, on the … Continue reading Collecting experiences, not countries
Letter 134 "You could've dropped a whale from that cliff and my splash would've been bigger." The beach is called 'Dead Goat Beach'. It's a tiny cove in Montenegro surrounded by striking orange cliffs with crystal blue waves rolling up on the white pebbles. The slight catch - it can only be accessed by violently … Continue reading Cliff-jumping or Thigh-flopping?