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Holidays should not be like this

HOLIDAYS aren’t meant to be like this. Holidays are for relaxation and enjoyment, an escape from stress, balm for the soul. They aren’t meant to be spent huddled on the back seat of a minibus trying to get warm while rain lashes against the windows and condensation falls in icy drips from the skylight overhead. 571 more words

Columns 2014

Stirling Castle - Scotland

Following up from my previous post (link here), here are further shots of one of the most wonderful castles in the UK.  The scenery looking towards and from this castle is spectacular, particularly if you happen to visit on a clear day.  124 more words


How Has the Semester Gone by so Fast?

It’s hard to believe that it has already been six weeks into the term and seven weeks since I’ve flown from JFK to Edinburgh. It’s a very surreal experience to think about that I’m living in such a beautiful city for my third year of college. 709 more words


Day Trip to Highlands Excerpt 1

This photograph is entitled: Find Mary and Joey.

We Took the High Road...

Sam and I got into Scotland in the early evening, which was not the original plan, so poor Joey, who had planned to meet us at the airport, was waiting quite a long time. 572 more words

Stirling Castle

Next stop was a day spent in Stirling.  Our destination – Stirling Castle.  Steeped in centuries of history Stirling Castle has fallen in and out of Scottish and English rule throughout the years.  112 more words