All aboard the Caledonian Sleeper!

My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe, My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go. – Robert Burns Euston I love stations. I love the pivotal role they play in unlocking the treasures of a city. Thousands…

The Girl at Hayes and Harlington

Hear Alarm. Toss and turn. Grapple with the frustrations of¬†waking up for approximately 1-2 hours. Tumble into hard ground at some¬†point in the morning. Wash, brush, dress, get out. Walk to station. Tap oyster. Grab a Costa. Grab a train. Check phone. Sip drink. Get out of train. Tap oyster again. Meet her eyes. Yesterday…