Well, we're back. And it's officially weird. Our flight actually landed in Adelaide on Sunday night, but I wanted a few days to myself before I went around broadcasting to everyone I know that I'm back in Adelaide. Because we're back for (relative) good this time, there hasn't really been any rush to see everyone … Continue reading Officially Weird
On October 19th 2017, my Samsung Galaxy S5 met it's tragic end. For a little device so used to being accidentally dropped and knocked (I am a bit clumsy), all it took was one little spill onto the tiles 30cm away for it to black out completely. It still turned on, but the screen was … Continue reading In Which Rachel Rambles About: 4 Months Phoneless
I was going to write a super heartfelt, emotional blog post, but I'm feeling really good today, so I decided to write something light and fluffy about something I love instead. Coats. If you know me, you know I fucking love coats. If you don't also love coats, you'd say I have a problem (Alex definitely says … Continue reading In Which Rachel Rambles About Coats
Exactly one year ago (17.30, December 31st) Alex and I arrived in Edinburgh. Writing that sentence feels surreal. Sometimes, when I'm just lying in bed or reading a book or cooking dinner, I forget that we're actually here. In Edinburgh. So the fact that it's been an entire year since we arrived just strikes me … Continue reading The Year That Was – 2017
Tim Minchin is famous for saying that he can tell everything he needs to know about someone from how they treat the people less powerful than them: waiters, baristas, and salespeople. “I have, in the past, made important decisions about people I work with — agents and producers — based largely on how they treat wait staff in restaurants. … Continue reading A Wee Reminder
Well, it's been a busy few months. I honestly can't believe it's already December. I have 14 days of working left until the New Year, which also happens to be Alex and my 1 year anniversary of moving to Edinburgh. Since we got back from Australia at the start of November time has absolutely flown … Continue reading An Update
I've never quite been able to decide whether or not I want to be a diary person. You know the type, the ones who have dozens of notebooks filled with scrawls from their entire lives. I had a fair few diaries as a child, but it was just never really something I could get into. … Continue reading Do People Even Keep Diaries Anymore?