I am bad at attending shows at The Fringe. I can never seem to choose among the hundreds of things that are available – the listings seem endless – and I don’t have the time to read through reviews or do the research to make a good choice about what I’d like to see. Normally,… Continue reading Two shows at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival
As usual, last month I was going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. In July I tried: 1. Working as a trainee patent attorney I started working… Continue reading New things I tried in July
On a bit of a whim, last weekend I decided to go down to Leeds. I called my sister and asked if I could stay with her on the Friday night, which would allow me to get a later train than if I stayed with my mum. The plan was to hang out with sis… Continue reading Painting Plates at Honey Pottery
As usual, this month I’ve been going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. This month I’ve tried: 1. Graduating! Ok, technically I’ve graduated before, but… Continue reading New things I tried in June
Today I’m attending a graduation ball*. It’s my second one. Last time I was graduating with my MSci in Physics and I knew basically the entire graduating class. This year, most of us who picked up MScis last time around are now collecting their PhDs. Seriously, most of them – although several went to other… Continue reading Grad ball outfit plans
A while ago I signed up for Bike&Go, a scheme which allows you to rent bikes outside train stations. On my first trip, we cycled the short distance to The Milk Barn, a local dairy where you can buy homemade ice cream. On my second trip, we’d planned to go to Linlithgow, a town about… Continue reading I made it to Linlithgow!
For the past couple of months, I’ve been writing monthly roundups, having stolen the idea from Gordon and Siobhan. So far, I like the idea. It’s a bit like a status report and I do love any opportunity to monitor… well… anything, really. So, without any further ado, here’s my May round up: Financial status: Not bad, given… Continue reading May roundup