Barbequing on the beach in balmy Edinburgh

Letter 149 What a wonderfully glorious week we’ve had in Edinburgh. Perfect sunny days and evenings spent sunbathing in the meadows and a city of happy people enjoying the summer we didn’t expect. For me last week was also my first week of work and I’ve come away from it having had a good week … Continue reading Barbequing on the beach in balmy Edinburgh

A Happy Week; The First of Many

Letter 148 I recently read a book that had me thinking about the little things each day that make you happy. Whether it's waking up to a sunny day, spending an hour reading in your favourite spot, going for a walk for the hell of it, putting on clean bedding, or talking to a friendly … Continue reading A Happy Week; The First of Many

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

In Glasgow for the afternoon

Letter 15 Glasgow is a stark contrast to the medieval Edinburgh that I'm used to, but a welcome change. My visit to Glasgow on Thursday afternoon offered me sunshine and skyscrapers and I grew quite fond of the Scottish city. From Edinburgh it's so easy and cheap to get to Glasgow and I don't know … Continue reading In Glasgow for the afternoon

I spent the day on the beach… in Edinburgh

Letter 7 Shocking! We actually sometimes get sun in Scotland... and when you do, you have to make the most of it! For me that means taking a long walk around Arthurs Seat and then to the beach. If you've never visited Edinburgh (you should) Arthurs seat is an ancient volcano that sits south of … Continue reading I spent the day on the beach… in Edinburgh