Monthly Archives: December 2016

Finding your Place

Dec 20, 2016 |

I sit with friends around a wobbly table at a rustic taverna in Eastern Crete. The waves slapping against the terrace tickle our bare toes, discouraging the cats prowling underfoot in hopes of a handout. My dining companions are a motley group:  four local fishermen with foreign wives and several singles unstrung from relationships. A […more]

Travel Writing ResM Bursary October 2017 Start

Dec 19, 2016 |

School of Tourism and Hospitality with Modern Languages Qualification type: ResM Research Masters Location: Plymouth, 5 visits per year Funding for: UK Students, EU Students Funding amount: £2000 partial-fee waiver Hours: Part-Time over 2 years Institution: Plymouth University Plymouth University School of Tourism and Hospitality with Modern Languages invites Home and EU applications for a […more]

What am I doing here/what I am doing here

Dec 6, 2016 |

I am sitting on the top floor of a university library, a space filled with the furtive rustle of fast fingers on laptop keyboards and the industrial rattle of roller stacks on the move. I’ve been sitting here, or hereabouts, for the last couple of months. When I first set up camp the view to […more]