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My First Solo Trip to Milan

September 12, 2018

I chose Milan as my first trip abroad, solo. It wasn’t intentional. I simply found some flight tickets that coincided with my days off work and I couldn’t find anyone else who wanted to go with me so last minute. Usually I would rely on my sister, Rebecca, for this, but after I supposedly “broke her ankle” in Barcelona a few weeks before, she wasn’t having any of it. Besides, I had gotten so used to being alone at this point, I took the risk and booked the flights. Continue Reading…

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I Guess I Like Art Now

November 16, 2017

I’m one of those people who happen to be good at art, naturally. My paintings always look somewhat like the real thing and I always used to get A*s in GCSE and A level. Unfortunately I’m extremely lazy and don’t get much enjoyment from painting. It’s one of those things isn’t it? If there was a talent factory I’d trade my artistic ability for a better vocabulary any day but there’s no such thing as a talent swap and shop. Continue Reading…

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Table for One, Please

August 14, 2017

When I told my Dad I’d be travelling alone in Milan for a weekend break, he was worried I’d get kidnapped, chopped up and sold for parts on the black market, become a victim of human trafficking, die in a terrorist attack, or worse, get a taste for the place and decide to live there permanently. Me? I was afraid of dining alone at a restaurant. Continue Reading…