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Four Years Of Puttheworldtowrites

Four Years Of Puttheworldtowrites

Back in the day when the internet was still dial-up and not something I had access to at home, I would write. I’d sit in front of the old computer which took up half of the dining table and transform a blank word document into […]

My Goals For March 2018

My Goals For March 2018

February has been super busy (and weirdly short compared to the 10,000 day long January we just had), so I’ve not really had much of a chance to do anything. As a result I’ve let my blog fall by the way-side, I’ve not been that […]

I’ve Never Even Been To Paris

I’ve Never Even Been To Paris

My car speeds down the country lane, twisting expertly around the sharp bends, and swerving around the dips in the surface I’d travelled over 100 times before. Day in, day out. I flick the windscreen wipers to the next level as they are no longer […]

23 At 23 – 23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years Of Life

23 At 23 – 23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years Of Life

Today is my twenty third birthday – here are twenty three things I’ve learned in my twenty three years of life

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

I’m sitting here listening to the faint din of the travelling fairground that’s recently arrived in my town. It comes every year, in mid-September, and takes over the same park.   I grew up in the house exactly opposite the park so the sound of music banging, […]

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For the whole month of August I was working in one of the venues at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I won’t tell you which one as I work for them full time – we are one of the unusual venues if that helps you narrow […]

What If I Never Want To Settle?

What If I Never Want To Settle?

I’m restless. I feel trapped when I stay in a place for too long, or when I get stuck in a routine. I have an overwhelming need to flee and explore. I never used to be like this. School-aged me always had a plan- degree, […]