I'm a Creative Writing PhD student from Connecticut, USA living in Edinburgh, Scotland. When I’m not working on my PhD, I’m lifting weights, eating chocolate, or hanging out with friends in this gorgeous city I’m lucky enough to call my new home.

This blog is here to inspire you to live a healthier, happier lifestyle during your graduate studies and onwards.

Get started by finding an article for inspiration here!



Graduation in Scotland comes with a bagpiper, obviously

Graduation in Scotland comes with a bagpiper, obviously

  • My writing has become a weird mixture of American and British terms.

  • I love chocolate, horses, and Lady Gaga in that order

  • By American standards, I'm Italian and Scottish. By Brit standards, I'm American

  • I have a Bachelor’s degree in English, with a concentration in Creative Writing, and a Master’s in Creative Writing

  • I can't whistle to save my life

  • My favorite movie is "Pee Wee's Big Adventure"

  • My favorite band is a three-way tie of Radiohead, Silverchair, and Muse

  • I have 1 tattoo, but half was inked in Connecticut and half was inked in Edinburgh



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