Monthly Archives: September 2012

Linlinthgow & Stirling

First stop: Linlinthgow Palace! Here’s your history lesson: The magnificent ruins of this palace sit above Linlinthgow Loch, amid an expanse of parkland known as the peel. This peaceful sanctuary was forged in war. The peel was named for the … Continue reading

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Glasgow

Andrea and I have the travel bug. And after a couple days of not seeing each other, we decided we needed an adventure, so we agreed to hop on a bus to Glasgow on Friday since neither of us had … Continue reading

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Week 2

The second week of classes went by so fast! There are never enough hours in the day. I don’t have much lecture time, but there’s so much work outside of the classroom to preoccupy oneself. For those of you who … Continue reading

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I did my first awfully stupid thing

Last Saturday, my phone stopped working. Why? Because it needed a top-up. So late Sunday afternoon, Michelle, Emma, and I marched the 30 minutes up to Princes St to the Carphone Warehouse, where I bought a 20 quid voucher. That … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond

I went on another adventure today! Have you ever heard this old folk song? “Oh, ye’ll tak’ the high road, and I’ll tak’ the low road, And I’ll be in Scotland afore ye; But me and my true love will … Continue reading

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Week One

I can’t imagine how hard it will be to leave this city. I already love it, and it’s only been 13 days. The first week of classes was pretty chill. I had 20 minutes of lecture on Monday for my … Continue reading

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Freshers Week, cont.

In my last post, I left off part way through Friday, so from there I shall continue. Friday night was the Big Ceilidh! Oh man oh man, was it ever fun! We did partner dances, group dances, and one dance … Continue reading

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