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Notes from the West Highland Way

By On August 11, 2016

My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I… Read More


Photoessay: Isle of Skye

By On July 15, 2016

After walking ourselves to Fort William, covering some 140 kilometers over 5 days, I sat in the back seat of Ross’ little red car and relished the speed at which the landscape… Read More



By On May 1, 2016

I was supposed to be there for his 30th birthday. But planes break down, flights get delayed and life doesn’t always go as planned. I held it together through the four-hour delay,… Read More


Reflections on Paris, Fear and the Gift of Travel

By On November 23, 2015

Sitting next to the glow of the fire while the storm howled outside, I watched as the wind swept a girl wrapped in an oversized scarf into our hostel. Eyes wild with… Read More


A Pint at the End of the Earth

By On July 26, 2015

“Following me now, are yous?” came a chuckle from behind, as we gingerly made our way down a set of narrow steps towards the sea. We turned to see Jack, the man… Read More


Why Language Matters in Marseille (and why it doesn’t)

By On July 13, 2014

The Mediterranean breeze welcomes me in a warm hug as I step off the plane and onto the tarmac. After two rainy days in Edinburgh we had made it to Marseille, gritty… Read More