Oak Tree Skeleton
cloud_uploadMar 08, 2019
One of the most challenging times to go for a walk, is in the Winter. The reduced amount of daylight & biting cold can cause motivational issues. High winds, thunder & lightning and the famous British rain storm make walking more like tackling an obstacle course, than a source of pleasure. However, Winter walking p...
cloud_uploadFeb 26, 2019
The Autumn is a time for mushroom picking. It is a time of transition, both in the natural world and within the mind. Leith Hill, is an area of outstanding natural beauty, situated in the Surrey Hills. By the end of September, the leaves have started to change colour and the forest floor becomes a gastronomic treas...
Barcelona Pt 1: The Interview
cloud_uploadJan 27, 2019
Six months ago, I was offered a job in Barcelona. In all honesty, when I applied for it, a month earlier, I didn't really believe that I had chance of actually securing such a position. This is partly because I have a very low opinion of myself, when it comes to my professional life, and partly because of the salar...
Barcelona Pt 2: The Decision
cloud_uploadDec 16, 2018
Initially, I felt a mix of emotions, after learning that I had got the job in Barcelona. Adrenalin & euphoria surged through my body. In a daze, I decided to go for a walk, so that I could try and unravel these feelings.
Barcelona Pt 3: Arrival
cloud_uploadDec 11, 2018
I arrived at El Prat Airport at about 6 o'clock in the evening. I had decided to leave 5 days before my job was meant to start, so that I could settle in. Despite this, I felt anxious, as the taxi dropped me off, outside my flat on Carrer del Marques. It was getting late, but thankfully the taxi driver had given me...