Baby, they don’t need to show, flowers and football tops, I know

I miss going to the football. There are plenty of things that I miss while I am here but the football is nothing that I can’t find an equivalent of, there is no Celtic Park here, there aren’t the same people that I see at every match, there isn’t that excitement you get as you […]

It started straight off “Coming here is hell”, That’s his first words, We asked what he meant

There are a lot of clichés in sport and one of the most popular is “it was a game of 2 halves.” It is a terrible phrase but it perfectly summed up my day. My day started badly, very badly. I decided that due to my excessive amounts of clothes I would send 2 suitcases […]

It’s the final countdown

Somehow I leave for France tomorrow. I have no clue where this summer has gone or where the first 2 years of my degree have gone for that matter! Going to live in France was always that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow – sounded amazing but I wasn’t ever actually going […]

Let’s fly away, let’s fly, let’s fly

Location: Lyon After months of packing (literally) and years of planning (I’ve wanted to study in France since I was 15) the dream finally became a reality – I’m now officially living in France. Seeing Lyon through the window of the plane was one of the most surreal feelings: that city, that one right down […]

Dance like no one’s watching you

The Edinburgh Festival is famous the world over. It is a festival of comedy, theatre, music, cabaret, spoken word, mime, circus….. If it is an artistic form then I promise you there is a space for it at the Edinburgh festival – think Portobello Road re Bedknobs and Broomsticks and make it into festival form! […]

Our house, in the middle of our street

“Home is where the heart is.” “There’s no place like home.” “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” I’ve lived in my flat for a little under a year. My room was to all intents and purposes little more than a box room. The room had far too much furniture in it […]