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Loch Earn in Scotland

A week in Scotland

The trip into Scotland was memorable for many reasons. The snow and sleet on the drive from Cambridge (it’s spring, right?), castles around every corner, the tartan (I have added to my wardrobe) and Scottish Autism.

During my time in Scotland, I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew Lester, the Architect responsible for designing one of the first schools specifically designed for children with an Autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Andrew’s background is a personal one as his daughter has ASD and, by his own words, has had very challenging behaviour from a young age. His wife and he wondered where she would fit in and be able to learn, as the existing school system was not suitable for her.

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Livingroom of Airbnb

First impression of Denmark

Dear Jacson,

I had a long transit to get to this gorgeous street in Aarhus. It is a beautiful sunny day clear skies, other than a few wispy clouds. There’s a slight breeze and the temperature is around 5 degrees. I left Washington D.C. on a clear cold afternoon and arrived at Heathrow airport on a cold and snowy morning for my layover. I’m pretty happy to be back in the sunshine again.

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Churchill Fellowship: Finding out

I was at my desk when the email came in. At first, I saw “Churchill Trust,” then “It gives me great pleasure…” Surely that had to be good! I held my breath and opened the email. I didn’t get past the first line before the tears started.

“It gives me great pleasure to advise that your application for a 2017 Churchill Fellowship has been approved by the Board of Directors at a meeting in Canberra…”

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