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.
12/01/2010 Hi everyone, Hope you all had a good holiday. I’m back in Edinburgh, this familiar and beautiful city. I actually have developed a kind of loyalty to it. The water is less hard here than closer to London, and with Arthur’s seat to navigate with, you know you can never really be lost. The … [Read more…]
29/12/2009 Hello 🙂 I have been in Slough, a town near London, for around two weeks now. It has been restful to spend time with family, watch movies, go shopping etc. The Christmas and Boxing days were mainly an opportunity to shop. I hardly felt Christmassy, and that is sad because I like the spirit … [Read more…]
15/12/2009 Hello everyone! Hope this letter finds you all in good health. My adventures are more mobile now. I’m on the train to Slough to visit family for the holidays. Unfortunately, as I write, there is no WiFi for me to send it directly. Will have to wait till I do get a WiFi train. … [Read more…]
18/11/2009 Hello everyone! This time I have more to say 🙂 I have a laptop now. Acer Aspire…metallic midnight blue…it’s my first ever so I’m very attached, and loving to it. I find it very beautiful, efficient and useful 🙂 Thanks to my ‘uncle and aunt’ (though they are too young to be called that) … [Read more…]