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...
Life is hectic. This week has gone by in such I blur I barely know what to recap. Hectic isn't bad, in fact in a lot of ways it's very good. It's just hectic. I'm fully in the swing of having two jobs. I'm really enjoying both of them, even if sometimes my back hurts … Continue reading Week In Review – Hectic
I swear it's always Saturday. The other days of the week might not even actually happen, for all I know. It just always seems to be Saturday. Crazy how time works, isn't it. I've been thinking a fair bit about time this week. I've been so busy. I know I say that every week, but … Continue reading Time Flies – The Week In Review