• A Month on Monday: April 2018

    Now, then! It’s been a while, hasn’t it?! What a difference four months make. When I left you, at the start of 2018, I was about to abandon all social media and social life to keep my head down and finish and submit my thesis. Much to my own surprise at times, I not only …

  • A Year on Monday: 1st January 2018

    I was meant to write and share this yesterday, but my brain wouldn’t play ball; skirting round wanting to settle down to draft this post, and enjoying a final lazy day of 2017. Delightfully, the end of 2017 was filled with the best kind of laziness; Christmas and Hogmanay were spent in Croy with just …

  • A Month on Monday: November 2017

    I can’t wait until I make the move to the Highlands full-time and don’t have to travel back and fore to Edinburgh every week, but I will miss the train journeys. The Edinburgh to Inverness onward extension of the old East Coast Mainline is beautiful, especially once you pass Perth and head northward into the …

  • A Month on Monday: October 2017 (Decisions)

    Due to time playing its increasingly frequent tricks and me losing myself in autumn, delaying my previous post, this update is coming to you only a couple of weeks after the last one. Perhaps this is me getting back on track with a monthly update, on the last Monday of each month, as originally intended. …