Life is a jigsaw puzzle

Letter 152 The analogy that everyone's life is a unique jigsaw puzzle that we are blindly building, is the perfect way to explain so many fundamental things. That we're all fiddling around with different pieces trying to figure out how to create a perfect picture that we can't yet imagine. That sometimes pieces don't fit … Continue reading Life is a jigsaw puzzle

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!

Homesick or Travelsick?

Letter 127 "Do you ever get homesick when you're away?" "Actually no. I find I just get travel-sick when I'm home." I've had this same conversation with a lot of my friends and family who find it difficult to comprehend that I like to go away for months at a time, on my own, and … Continue reading Homesick or Travelsick?

I survived Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival

Letter 109 I've been pretty silent for the last month. In actual fact, I last posted almost 6 weeks ago! The main reason for this is that I've been pretty wrapped up in Edinburgh's Fringe Festival for the last 4 weeks, and prior to this I was enjoying myself far too much in Montenegro. So … Continue reading I survived Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival

A trip to Fife: flowers, beaches and castles

Letter 87 I turned 20 this week. I hit the next decade of my life, and to celebrate, I spent the weekend exploring a new part of Scotland. Every time I visit a different part of Scotland I realise how wonderful and diverse the country really is. So today, in letter 87, I would like … Continue reading A trip to Fife: flowers, beaches and castles

What a year

Letter 50 2016 has been a good, hard, tiring, wonderful year and in 10 days I will fondly look back on it, and happily step into 2017. This year has probably been one of the hardest of my life as it began with the death of a close family member. I won't go into personal … Continue reading What a year

Nearly 50

Letter 49 I managed to get so close to 50 letters, or blog posts, and life got in the way. Did I really say life? I meant university. I actually mean architecture. So here we are at letter 49 and I find myself owing a big explanation as to why it's taken over 2 months … Continue reading Nearly 50