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Sophie Gackowski
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Was pleased to offer a comment on this blog about National Pet Day. I don't know if I'll manage to travel for it – but my basset hound Frankie will still be spoiled after we've been down to the beach! Enjoy guys x
It's time to celebrate our furry friends... Where will you celebrate National Pet Day? Did you know this April is National Pet Awareness Month? And did you know Friday the 11th is set to be National Pet Day? Yep – you can assume that all those slobbery, boxer-dog kisses have been asking you for
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Where is hot this #Easter ?

For me it's got to be a #holiday  in #Sliema , Malta, though there are a few more #travel  suggestions in there for all you sun worshippers! I hope you like it.

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Liiiiittle bit different to my post about Kent yesterday, but then we can't all jet off and  #travel  to other countries on a whim. I'm a bit of a snow bunny truth be told, which translates to me being a keen on  #snowboarding  (not actually tried  #skiing  before!), but I'm not an expert at it. I do like hanging around the slopes, as opposed to hurting my bum, however...

And, on that note, here's my new guest blog for Ski Bum!

Covering the major  #festivals  in  #France  and  #Austria , enjoy guys : ) x
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Just finished this piece on #musicfestivals , and wish I'd had a bit more room to explore! Too many fests; too little time...
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Absolutely loved writing this – a piece on the Kensington #Dollshouse    Festival. #Miniatures   fan or not, little things are always fascinating!
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My marvellous best friend Terri Ferguson (owner of Hebrides Harmony, an award-winning #salon  on the #isleoflewis ) just published a blog on #Beauty  essentials to take on #holiday . From #makeup  to #sunscreen , there are lots of suggestions for #travel  in  there, and it's funny too :-D

Enjoy beautiful people! x
Image courtesy of Sofia Salom The captain has switched off the seat-belt sign. The plane is cruising at 30,000ft, high above the Portuguese coast. And the biggest predicament in your life? Whether to have the Pinot Grigio, the Cabernet Sauvignon, or both. That is, of course, until you have your
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Sorry I haven't posted something in a while... been busy crafting new blogs on #italytravel . This is one of the latest pieces I've had published, and it's close to my heart – I just love #Sicily . And when it's blooming with local flowers in May, especially at the  #flowerfestival  L’infiorata di #Noto  it's just – well – wow. 

Please enjoy, and check out my other #traveltips  on Sicily if you like (there's a piece on #carnival  season, and the #Palio  dei Normanni). 

Soph x
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Here's my latest #travel  blog on things to do in #Kent . There are plenty of things that make it a great place to find rural beauty on the edge of the city: days out at the  #farm#surfing  at Margate; and one  of my favourite things,  #winetasting  at Biddenden Vineyards (for, er, obvious reasons...!). Stray just outside #London , and you won't be disappointed!
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Lovely article: " in between showers the sun came out – and, for an instant, with clumps of daffodils sprouting along my flowerbeds, little sprinkles of colour from the crocuses, and snowdrops creating a blanket of white under my rose bush, I felt that I had been propelled to my favourite season: Spring". 
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Here's a piece I did on #Dartmoor recently, and lots of things to get up to while there – #walking , #hiking , #horseriding and pig cuddling...yes, pig cuddling! Read on to find out more :-) Such a lovely and tranquil part of the world, considering there's so much to see. Enjoy folks. Happy Friday!
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I'm a young, freelance writer/editor looking to discover all I can, whilst having my head stuck in 19th century texts, that is. I'm a lover of frivolity and philosophy, and would love to travel as much as possible in the months and years to come. On my list of 'things to do' is to own a yurt, learn to hike and canoe, visit the rainforest, and eat the world's weirdest foodstuffs!
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  • University of Edinburgh
    MSc English Literature, 2012 - 2013
  • University of Dundee
    MA English Literature, 2007 - 2011
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