Category Archives: Life in Edinburgh

Going to the Trinity Chapel

I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday! We had a wonderful trip to Cambridge over the weekend and since we’ve been back we’ve been hanging out with family, trying to deal with a situation in our apartment, and attempting to get … Continue reading

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Back in Edinburgh

I am back in Edinburgh sitting at one of my favorite cafés enjoying a delicious coffee! Yay!  And a cappuccino here costs £2.20, instead of €5.00. It’s been so good to be back, see friends, meet new babies, walk familiar … Continue reading

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This is the sunset I’m looking at out of our window right now. So soothing and peaceful after walking amongst the soldes crowds today. All for a couple of bowls and some groceries. Glad to be home.

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A Year in Review

Since it’s the last day of 2011 and I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, I want to do a blog post on some of the highlights of the past year. And we’re also moving today so I am putting off the … Continue reading

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Lost Items #8

We are in the midst of packing, sorting, purging. Our stuff is in boxes and bags. Things are going in all sorts different directions – charity shops, Paris, the States, the bin, to new homes with our friends. Everything is … Continue reading

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End of an era

This past Friday we hosted a going-away party for our friends Matthew and Ashli. In a spirit of authenticity, the Scottish weather decided to give us a constant drizzle throughout the day and so we had to move everything indoors … Continue reading

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Lost Items #7

Right now I feel a little bit like one of these lost items. Since March I’ve been away from Edinburgh for more than 43 days and now I’ve returned and want to settle and reconnect with friends and eat lots … Continue reading

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Riding out a Scottish storm.

This past weekend Scotty and I had the incredible opportunity to spend three nights on a sailboat with some friends. Graham and Nathalie invited us to go sailing with another couple from our church and we couldn’t have been more … Continue reading

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Lost Items #6

It has been a while since I did a Lost Items entry and on Monday I was given one. My walk to work always takes me past the Drumsheugh Gardens – a lovely little fenced island of greenery in my … Continue reading

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Exploring with Friends

When our friends Glen and Audrey let us know that they were including a visit to Edinburgh in their epic European adventure, Scotty and I couldn’t have been more thrilled. We spent five wonderful days together, reminiscing, encouraging one another, … Continue reading

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