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    A Trip On The Highland Rambler

    Last weekend I took my dad on a steam trip from Stirling to Inverness. Or at least I was going to, he ended up coming down with the flu so obviously my mum and I went anyway. No point wasting the tickets. The steam engine on this particular trip was the 60136 Tornado, one of the newest trains (built by hand) in the UK. If you’ve ever seen that episode of Top Gear where they race a train to Scotland, it was that train. I keep saying it but Scotland is really really pretty and the journey between Perth and Inverness through the Cairngorms has some seriously amazing scenery. Honestly…

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    4 Ideas For Instagram Photos

    A few months ago I decided to get some of my instagram photos printed out. I really like having physical copies of my photos rather than just looking at them on a screen. However I also don’t want to just leave these photos lying in a box. So here are some ideas I came up with for fun things to do with the prints. BOOKMARKS I’ve only just recently got into the habit of using a bookmark rather than dog-earing the page. However I really don’t have any proper ‘bookmarks’ and usually just use train tickets or leaflets or sweetie wrappers. Anything I have to hand basically. Which now includes my box…

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    A Day In My Life With Chronic Illness

    I decided to do something a little different today. As I’m sure many of you know, I have a chronic illness. I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome which makes daily life extremely difficult. So today I thought I would share a typical day in my life. I took a photo of everything I did during the day and this is the result. Chronic Fatigue makes it extremely difficult for me to cope with every day life. To some it may seem like I have a very mundane existence. Unfortunately this is the reality of living with a chronic illness. A DAY IN MY LIFE WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS MORNING I wake up…