Category Archives: Life in Edinburgh

Well…since I do live in the UK…

and the last one happened over thirty years ago, I decided to go ahead and join some friends to watch the Royal Wedding. Tea, scones, British flag banners, and hats. I had never actually cared enough to watch a royal … Continue reading

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Home!

I am back in Edinburgh! After a long day and night of travel, I arrived early on a bright sunny morning. Check out the sunrise I was able to watch from the plane: I arrived at the airport and happened … Continue reading

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Spring in Edinburgh

Today was spectacular. It feels like spring may actually be here. Of course, now that I’ve written that it will go hide for another six weeks. But seriously, today was one of those days that makes the long dreary winters … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

This past weekend went by really quickly! Saturday was spent working – me at a catering event and Scotty at school. The catering event was a lot of fun and hard work so I crashed early that evening after enjoying … Continue reading

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BST brings Spring

On Sunday we turned our clocks up one hour! Nights are now shorter and I am eagerly anticipating long summer evenings. To mark British Summer Time it felt fitting to make a visit to the Botanical Gardens – one of … Continue reading

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Lost Items #5

A walk around the Botanical Gardens today yielded some more pictures for my Lost Items series. My friend Melanie had very recently reminded me about my Lost Items series and it made me think about how I have not been … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

Hi friends, Any fun plans for the weekend? It’s been slowing warming up here and I’m hoping to be able to spend part of the weekend outside. Check out the daffodils that are blooming in our little neighborhood garden! Yay! … Continue reading

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Overnight

A highly unusual burst of warm weather has sent Edinburgh into an early spring. Overnight the grass has freshly sprouted, crocus and snowdrops are sprouting up everywhere and it’s beautiful. I’m not expecting it to last long but on Saturday … Continue reading

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Hello

Hi friends, This blog has been quiet lately because I’m absorbed with a big work project.  I will get back to blogging soon! For a little update the weather here has been miserable – cold, windy, rainy. Classic Scottish winter … Continue reading

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C’est Magnifique!

Last night I was walking home from seeing The Secret Garden with Scotty and it started snowing!  I absolutely love it when it snows here in Edinburgh.  The city is transformed and everything is quiet and peaceful.  This morning we … Continue reading

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