Turin: the city of surprises

Letter 73 Amongst parallel streets of ornamented apartment blocks and quaint shops sits vast piazzas and peaceful gardens. The whole city has an air of calm to it and it truly is a breath of fresh air after visiting the tourist hub of Rome. I am very quickly falling in love with this little Italian … Continue reading Turin: the city of surprises

Rome: sunrises, spaces and shutters

Letter 68 Observations from my first day on my second visit to Rome. At 4:30 this morning I left my top floor Edinburgh flat to head to Rome. By 12:30 this afternoon I had witnessed a stunning sunrise over Scotland, had a blissful sleep thanks to my travel pillow and stepped out of Rome's monumental … Continue reading Rome: sunrises, spaces and shutters