Edinburgh still felt so familiar, like I had never left. I was happy to hear English all around me but have to admit I missed the German too. Edinburgh is such a great city with so many people from so many places, beautiful old buildings, not half as modern as my area in Oldenburg. Old in a cosy way. Catching sight of Arthur’s Seat and walking around campus and familiar areas, I felt reassured. Pleasant nostalgia.
22/08/2010 Hello everyone 🙂 I hope everything is going well with all of you. This is the final mail I’ll send from Edinburgh to all of you because my magical and memorable year has come to an end. I have learnt so much here- Neuroscience and about life and made some very good friends too. … [Read more…]
20/04/2010 Hello, As you all probably know, the Iceland Volcano continues to erupt disrupting flights all over northern Europe. My flatmate who was supposed to go to Germany for part of her PhD has been grounded here. My other flatmate’s classmates are stuck in Holland after a conference! On the day the flight disruptions … [Read more…]
Some of my old friends from Sydney stayed over for (too) few days. It was really fun. We went to Arthur’s Seat again…veerrrry windy!!
13/09/2009 THE BEGINNING: PART 2 Hello! I just got back from a great time at three events. I climbed Arthur’s Seat and made a friend (Greek) who’s about to start studying Bachelors of Computer science and met a Londoner who studies Geology. It was nice to get to start knowing new people. The walk was … [Read more…]