This Week on The Little Backpacker

This Week on The Little Backpacker

This week has been full of highs and lows, bloglovin’ and inspiring twitter feeds, sunshine and Loch Tay oh and much, much more. So this Sunday I wanted to share lots of little snippets of life this week with you, for more posts in the Sunday’s Little Thing series click here.

What blogs I’ve been lovin’

Pack Your Passport – Love London: Columbian Road Flower Market

Vicky Flipflop Travels – My London in 6 years, 3 months and 17 days

Flora The Explorer – After Two Year of Travelling I’m Moving Back to England

The Travel Hack – Tips to Leave Your Job and Become A Full Time Freelancer

Never Ending Footsteps – How Travel Has Changed My Life

AM Travel Times – Today in Israel

Tweets which have been inspiring me

All travel related of course.

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The Highs

Visiting my mum and dad while they were on holiday in Scotland.

Passing my Numeracy Skills Test (first time) which I have to do before starting university in September.

Celebrating three years together with the boy with our annual night out at an American diner.


The Lows

Failing my Literacy Skills Test for the second time and realising if I don’t pass it on my third go then I will be locked out of the system for two years and not going to university this September. The fact they have no allowances for dyslexic people on the spelling section is beyond me, all I needed was three more marks. I do not have a plan B if I don’t pass this test!

Exploring More of Scotland

Hiking down the Nevis Range mountain biking trail

Hiking down the Nevis Range mountain biking trail

On top the Nevis Range - which confusingly isn't Ben Nevis!

On top the Nevis Range – which confusingly isn’t Ben Nevis!

Looking over Loch Tay

Looking over Loch Tay

Evening sun in Loch Tay

Evening sun in Loch Tay

Enjoying some Mackie's ice cream

Enjoying some Mackie’s ice cream

Selfie with mum and dad

Selfie with mum and dad

Glen Coe

Glen Coe

Scotland's smallest distillery, Pitlochry

Scotland’s smallest distillery, Pitlochry

Working On

Photography Wishes – My new photography project

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Eating At

Falls of Dochart Inn, Killin, Loch Tay – Typical pub food with a beautiful view over the Dochart Falls.

Ketchup, Ashton Lane, Glasgow – An American style diner with the best burgers.

Writing For

Scot Bloggers – Roadtrip Tips and Essentials

Adventures Around Scotland – Glasgow Opening Ceremony Interview

I could probably go on and on about this week, which has felt like the longest week in a while but I think I’ll wrap this post up before I completely bore you!



  1. 20th July 2014 / 1:02 pm

    Thanks for including my post!
    Congrats on passing your numeracy skills test and fingers crossed for your next literacy one. It looks like you had a gorgeous time in Scotland!

    • 20th July 2014 / 1:20 pm

      Thanks Monica 🙂 and no worries it was a great read. Summer in Scotland is beautiful.

  2. 21st July 2014 / 6:27 am

    Maybe you can phone the uni and find out their policy for dyslexia, they should have one. I hope you can pass it though on the 3rd go! Good luck! Also, I really enjoyed the little snippet of Scotland there!

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