Lisbon – first impressions

I arrived in Lisbon at the end of September, but didn’t manage to blog immediately as I had to find a place to live then wait for internet to be installed in my flat (for FIVE WEEKS!) Anyway, this is just a quick post to get the ball rolling. In short, I love it here. … Continue reading

Newcastle and Tynemouth

I recently went to Newcastle to visit family. I’ve been there so many times before, but only ever seen the insides of relatives’ houses. This time I was determined to get out and about, especially now I can walk again after surgery on my feet in February. My mum and I went together on the … Continue reading

Koolhaas and Cream Soda in Seattle

I’m coming to the end of the ridiculous amount of stuff I have to say about my trip to Seattle, but there is still a little more. These are some things I enjoyed… Koolhaas Library, Magic Mouse Toys, Frida Kahlo paper dolls, Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, Virgil’s Black Cherry Cream Soda, The Gum Wall (gross … Continue reading

Vista

Last year I lived on the 25th floor of a skyscraper in Shanghai. This was the view from my flat: Now I live in Siracusa, Sicily. This is the view from my flat: Next year: TBC.