Category Archives: Charity Shops

My souvenir

Basically ever since I arrived in Edinburgh I thought it would be a good idea to find a tea set over here as a memento of our time over here.  And while Pop and Sol were visiting I spotted one … Continue reading

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Oh happy day!

Most of you know that my family has a bit of a sushi addiction.  And I am oh so happy to announce that after living here for over 18 months I have discovered a great sushi place!!!!!!!  Wasabi is right in … Continue reading

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The bookstore

Here’s the promised pictures of the inside of Shelter Books.  The regular manager had vacation this week so I was able to hang out with Lee, the substitute manager.  Lee, who was very nice, is also obsessed with all things … Continue reading

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My fake job

  So I started volunteering one afternoon a week at the Shelter Bookshop in Stockbridge. Shelter is a charity that raises money to provide housing for the homeless. You can read more about them here: http://england.shelter.org.uk/ Anyway, I love this … Continue reading

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