Let’s talk about standing up

Writing, particularly travel writing, is something I love to do. I love sharing my experiences with others and showcasing what Scotland (and beyond) has to offer. As a result, the content on my blog is largely travel-focused – it’s the sort of content I love to read myself on other sites and is the direction I see Edits Of Jo heading in. Second to this however, is my Let’s talk about series which has been a little quiet of late (have a read here of my let’s talk about homelessness, loneliness and friendship posts here).

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Let’s talk about loneliness

Moving to Edinburgh has been one of the scariest, most exciting and most terrifying things I’ve ever done in my life. Not only have I uprooted myself from my lovely family in Surrey but I’ve also left behind a really big support network of friends and colleagues. More than that, I’ve left behind the familiarity of places- the places I feel safe, secure and loved. I’ve lived in Surrey for my entire life, I learned how to ride my bike there, had my first kiss there and grew from a toddler to a teenager to an adult there. Surrey has been my home since as long as I remember so moving not only counties, but actual countries has been a massive move for me.

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