Working kicks my blogs a**

Letter 150 How naïve I was to think that working a normal 9-5 job would mean I have endless amounts of time to spend on my beloved blog? Naïve is an understatement. My poor blog has retreated into the background, neglected and saddened. But here I am, making an effort again, trying to revive my … Continue reading Working kicks my blogs a**

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!

Random thoughts of a 20 year old architecture student

Letter 124 My life currently revolves around google sketchup, training my hair to last 3 days between washes and the decision of having 1 or 2 jacket potatoes. Riveting I know. January seemed to disappear in a flash to me - contrary to other people saying it's dragged on for ages. I'm going into the … Continue reading Random thoughts of a 20 year old architecture student

A question of belonging

Letter 120 As a traveller I have questioned what it means to belong somewhere and whether travelling inhibits our ability to belong. Psychotraveller recently made a video (here) on the subject and was very negative about it, so I wanted to share my take on it. She titled it "I don't feel like I belong … Continue reading A question of belonging

Travel Plans After University

Letter 117 This is a letter more for me than you, to get me away from my architectural theory reading and escape off to the plans in my head for travel once I finally finish my degree. Plans include Germany, Greece, Scotland, horses, Eastern Europe, English teaching qualification, Mum's 60th trip and the States. All … Continue reading Travel Plans After University

First flight booked!

Letter 86 Finally I can visualize a time when I'm not drowning in deadlines and instead drowning in the rush of warm air as I step off the plane. I can finally feel summer creeping up on me, with 4 months of freedom stretching far ahead into September. I've written my 'study' timetable, I've planned … Continue reading First flight booked!