I decided to enter a swap on Swap-Bot where we took a photo and wrote a couple of sentences to describe it to our partners. I really enjoyed this swap and being observant to see what I wanted to record for that day. Monday 1 June 2020 Today’s photo is from my early morning walk. … Continue reading Photo Journal – 1-7 June 2020
I happened to be browsing the bookshop at St Pancras Station before my train on my last trip down to London when this book jumped out at me. Just look at the title – who wouldn’t get drawn to this book? I didn’t regret it at all. My advice on this book – get it … Continue reading “My Sister, the Serial Killer” by Oyinkan Braithwaite
2009 was the end of my three year B.A. course at Bangor University. As 2019 marked the ten-year anniversary of my graduation, I wanted to do a ‘trip down memory lane’ holiday to see my old haunts and to revisit the place I’d been so happy; made some of the best friends I’ve ever had; … Continue reading Cwm-y-Glo, Gwynedd, North Wales – 26th December 2019 to 1st January 2020
I’d accrued a few days’ holiday when I handed my notice in at work so decided to book a city break. I’d correctly predicted that working my notice and, in particular, my last day at that job would be incredibly difficult. I was right. I was also right to go to Amsterdam it appears. Whilst … Continue reading Amsterdam, The Netherlands – 19th to 22nd June 2019
Now, we all know Duolingo can throw out some strange sentences that make you think “when on earth would I use them”. But sometimes Duolingo is spookily accurate. First time For six months in 2019, my brother and his girlfriend (S&K) lived with me. One evening they helped me sort out my study, which had … Continue reading Times that Duolingo has been spot-on!
I don’t know if the 2020s are going to have the same notoriety as the 1920s, but I’m certainly planning on it being a ‘roaring’ decade for me. At the beginning of this year, a good friend asked me the question “what did the last decade teach you?” My immediate answer was ‘nothing’. But I … Continue reading 2020: The New Roaring Twenties?