Travel Diary – Tallinn: Days 5 to 8

16th June 2017 – In spite of the Nutcracker’s absence, I was nervous about going to sleep. I endeavoured to stay awake until I was sure all my roommates were asleep. Somehow this worked a little too well, and I was awake until about 2am. At 1:35, a foreboding figure entered the room. She looked out the window, aggressively asked…

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Travel Diary — Tallinn: days 1 to 4

12th June 2017 – It seemed to take forever for the time to pass. I looked out the airport windows at 4am, and it was getting light outside, but it was still a long time till my flight. Once I was through security, I still had well over an hour to wait before I could board the plane. I didn’t…

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Travel Diary – London

10th June 2017 The grand journey began, as many journeys of self-discovery do, with the solitary figure of a girl, boarding a midnight bus in a small town, destined for the big city. She is no seasoned traveller, but not a novice either. Whilst many such journeys come into being as a quest to find oneself, that is not our…

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Brief Encounters and their Effect on Retrospect

I should be packing right now. Instead I am procrastinating in every way possible (this mostly involves taking selfies with my cat). I’ve been at home for a week now, and tomorrow night I will board a bus bound for London, and leave it all behind for two months of venturing into the Great Unknown (also known as Europe). I…

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