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?
As you're reading this, Alex and I are either somewhere in the air or have just landed back in Australia, ready for our "holiday". Not that it feels much like a holiday, but you try convincing a bunch of Europeans that three weeks in Aus isn't really a holiday. I've given up. As I'm writing … Continue reading Expat Diaries: In Which Rachel Rambles About Living Overseas
Long time, no chat, blog followers across the globe. Sorry for my sudden, unexplained absence. August and September were absolutely MAD, and with so much going on I just haven't had the time/energy/inclination to blog. But now it's October, which means we're into the final quarter of the year, and before time gets away from … Continue reading Catching Up: August – Now
This week I am tired. Exhausted. Sleepy. Run down. Call it what you will, I just want to curl up in bed and not come out for a long time. August is hectic. The city is bursting with people, everywhere is full, and there's almost constantly music or street performers somewhere near you. This week … Continue reading Tired – The Week in Review
I hate war movies. A lot. I think the only one I've been able to sit through was Fury, and that was only because my anger distracted from the horror and upset. Call me crazy, but watching a recreation of wars where countless numbers of men died horrific and often needless deaths just isn't my … Continue reading Dunkirk
August is coming to Edinburgh. And you thought a Westerosi winter was bad...