Dean Village…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year I want to introduce you to Dean Village; a tranquil refuge found just minutes away from Edinburgh’s bustling Princes Street. I have loved Dean Village ever since I discovered it a few years ago, but I held off on writing this post as … More Dean Village…

Dr Neil’s Garden…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year You may or may not already know this but, hiding behind Edinburgh’s Duddingston Kirk and overlooked by the looming Arthur’s Seat, lies a secluded garden; one that faces the loch and is bursting with beauty. It is called Dr Neil’s Garden, and it … More Dr Neil’s Garden…

Cramond Village…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year I just have to tell you about Cramond Island. I feel that this tidal island is a hidden gem of Edinburgh’s that has almost been forgotten about, which is a true shame as it’s honestly one of the most beautiful places I have … More Cramond Village…

Back to School…

…by Jess / from Grimsby, England / studying French and Linguistics / 3rd year Without doubt, working as a Curriculum Ambassador for French was one of the most rewarding and worth-while experiences I have taken up since joining university. Over six months, I taught French to a class of Primary 6 pupils every week at … More Back to School…

Homesickness…

…by Rachael / from Scotland / studying English Literature / 4th year With a new academic year not long begun, I remember back to three years ago now when I had just moved to Edinburgh; by myself, young and nervous. Not long afterwards, I developed a bad case of homesickness, but I have learned how … More Homesickness…