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Articles

The most difficult decision I've ever made
03 Oct 2017 / Life
Life can be tough. Life after a serious illness can be even tougher. Stress has always been a major factor that I have had to deal with, so when I went out looking for a job I needed it to be a stressless as possible. I found a job I enjoyed and hoped it would be stress free. This was the most difficult decision I've ever made, and I've finally made up my mind.
Working life after cancer
30 Aug 2017 / Life
I've never really opened up about life after cancer, so here it goes.
Thoughts on my PhD
07 Dec 2016 / Life
I was accepted for my PhD in June of 2016 and at that point I was full of joy to be taking on something like this. You see, I'd always wanted to get a PhD and become Dr Balfour, only I didn't realise just how big a job it was. In this post I am going to explain why I've decided that this is not for me after all.
The day after...
07 May 2016 / Life
The day after my final day in university. Exciting but sad. I'm looking back at the wonderful time I've had at Heriot-Watt University!
The route to becoming a vegetarian
01 Feb 2015 / Life
In September 2014 I became a pescatarian and now I'm on route to become a vegetarian. This article describes my experience of doing this.
The route to becoming a vegetarian
My favourite YouTube videos
21 Nov 2013 / Life
This article is a list of my favourite YouTube videos and channels.
My favourite YouTube videos
Eating out and around Edinburgh and East Lothian
21 Jan 2011 / Life
A list of some of the best places to eat in and around Edinburgh and East Lothian when we visit.
Eating out and around Edinburgh and East Lothian