Semester One Update

Its the end of semester one of my PhD. It has been fun and sometimes stressful. From funding applications to contacting publishers for potential projects, it has been an amazing experience. Top Three things I’ve enjoyed this semester: Being considered an expert (although prematurely) in a specific subject area. With my thesis question being anContinue reading “Semester One Update”

Day 313: Dublin

I spent this weekend in Dublin, making the Republic of Ireland the 25th country that I’ve visited. Although Ireland is in the EU and not in the UK, it reminded me a lot of England. The plug sockets were the same, the buses looked the same, they drove on the same side of the roadContinue reading “Day 313: Dublin”

Day 312: 25 before 25

So one of my goals this year was to travel to 25 countries before turning 25 (next Feb), and I am happy to say that I have achieved this goal. I have seen 10% of the world! It’s not a lot but it’s a start and a very good start. From the 25 counties, I’veContinue reading “Day 312: 25 before 25”

Day 278: Porto

So I’ve just returned from my first ever sibling holiday to Porto and I am in love. I read somewhere that Porto wasn’t a city but a feeling, and boy oh boy do I feel it. I absolutely love Porto. The city was stunning and sunny. Everywhere was walkable and the people were so lovely.Continue reading “Day 278: Porto”