Month: August 2014


What to do when you’re jet-lagged?

… there were a lot of first times during our trip to Indonesia.  The first long haul flight, first time outside of Europe, first broken suitcase, first jet lag.  When we came back I woke up at 3 am and couldn’t go back to sleep. I made a cup of tea in our cold and quietly eerie kitchen and sorted through the letters which accumulated over the past three weeks. I caught up with the news, having carefully avoided it while on the other side of the planet for the fear of feeling too far away from home to cope.  4 am slowly appeared on my red alarm clock so I made a thermal mug of sweet tea, packed left over chocolates and I woke up J to watch the sunrise. It’s been on my bucket list of things to do before we leave Edinburgh for good.  We weren’t the only ones on the Calton Hill. There was a cute (and very drunk) couple who decided to see the sunrise after a night of partying. …