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Always Learning, Never Not

At the end of August I returned from 3.5 weeks of exploratory kayaking in the Philippines as part of the 2017 British Universities Kayaking Expedition (BUKE). A biannual event in which keen student boaters in the UK are selected to … Continue reading

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Head Games

I currently have two blog posts sitting incomplete in my drafts folder. The first is all about my summer – from finishing my degree back in May to my recent trip to Kyrgyzstan, the main focus of the article. At … Continue reading

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Myanmar – Here We Are!

I currently find myself in Switzerland, far from the exotic lands of South East Asia, and more than 2 months have past since my last day working in the lab in Singapore. However, that is not to say I have … Continue reading

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Good Morning Vietnam!

Easter is not a widely celebrated holiday here in Singapore – Cadbury’s cream eggs and Lindt chocolate bunnies didn’t even make it onto shop shelves! However, after many solid weeks at work without a break (my weekend trips to Kuala … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Part 2

At 6am on the 29th of December 2014, Max and I drove off our ferry after it docked near Picton and continued South West down the South Island. Before I’d left Singapore I had planned out our days in the … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Part 1

I blinked, 4 weeks flew by, and somehow I’m already back in my little room in Singapore pondering how it all passed so quickly. I knew before I left that 4 weeks would not be even nearly long enough to … Continue reading

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Just a Jaunt in the Jungle!

This post is embarrassingly late, but finally, with presentations and literature reviews out the way, I have some time to sit down and tell you about one of the coolest things I’ve ever done. When my friend Mike mentioned to … Continue reading

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Bicycles and Beaches in Bali

University work is catching up on me and hence I’m a little behind with my blog, but I’ve finally found some time to give mention to my trip to the island of Bali, Indonesia! As seems to be the general … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving – Tioman Island

Easily the best weekend I’ve had in Asia so far! Having successfully followed the ridiculous proceedings to collect my Student Pass (essentially a type of visa) I am now able to come and go from Singapore with ease and took … Continue reading

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Arriving in Singapore…

Well here I am, the furthest from Fife that I have been so far (it terms of distance) and it certainly feels far from home! I’m currently undertaking a Year Abroad as part of my degree programme at the University … Continue reading

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