Pompeii

I've always struggled with the heat, it's the reason I prefer winter of summer and I thought when I arrived in Sorrento that I would be awful in thirty degree heat but I was pleasantly surprised... until yesterday when we visited Pompeii. We left the hotel around 8:30 a.m. to get a 9 o'clock train …

Rome: A Recap

As of writing this, Friday 17th May, it is our last day in Rome. We had a light breakfast and checked out of the hotel at quarter past eleven, all packed; our suitcases twice the size than they were when we arrived on Sunday. Leaving our bags with the hotel reception, we headed out down …

Hello, Rome!

Buongiorno from Rome! Jarrod and I touched ground in Rome Fiumicino after a breezy two hour flight from Gatwick on Sunday and despite the rather disappointing weather, we had a lovely time together. Although driving through the city from the airport was like driving through a stream with hail the size of ping pong balls …

Lost Voices

(PROMPT: IMAGE ABOVE (Good old Muse)) I see the shadows of a million voices surrounding me. haunting me, tempting me. Young people, old people, good people, bad people. Like a portal to the dead. Only the echoes of the deceased. So many lost souls in t-poses staring into the abyss and never being able to …

Step After Step

It's Thursday, 16th August 2018. For any A-Level college/sixth form student, everyone knows what today is. My phone buzzes with its tinkling tune, letting me know it's 7:30 and time to wake up. Switching off my alarm my stomach churns as I remember that today is the day. The day I've been waiting for since …