Scotland · Travel

Scotland Trip: Day 2 – North Berwick Highland Games

At half past four in the morning, the alarm rang in the flat in Edinburgh in which we were staying. Only Jacqueline responded, and went out without disturbing the rest of us for her much-anticipated morning run up Arthur’s Seat, a steep mountain in the middle of the city. She came back with gorgeous sunrise… Continue reading Scotland Trip: Day 2 – North Berwick Highland Games

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Scotland · Travel

Scotland Trip: Day 1 – Edinburgh

The first day of the trip began at five thirty in the morning, as I rushed through a bowl of cereal and headed out to the train station; suitcase strapped to the rear panier of my bike. There, I met Annalise, Krittika and Jacqueline: the four of us were heading to Scotland for the weekend.… Continue reading Scotland Trip: Day 1 – Edinburgh

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Music · Travel · Weekends

Week 44: Shepreth Wildlife Park, and July Reprise

It was a slow week following the hectic cycling holiday in France. I needed a bit of time to catch a breather. I ventured out to the department for a little bit of work, but it was a lonely place as most of the academics were away and my officemates were in the US. I… Continue reading Week 44: Shepreth Wildlife Park, and July Reprise

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Cycling · France · Travel

Tour de France Trip: Day 6 – Marseille Time Trial

It was the penultimate day of the Tour de France, the time trial in Marseille. I awoke early and wandered down to the marina near the centre of town. At the waterside, they already had barriers set up along the course. There were people already milling about, so I wandered along the route searching for… Continue reading Tour de France Trip: Day 6 – Marseille Time Trial

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