Tag Archives: autumn

The importance of having a local pub

When you move to a new place, there are certain things that make you feel like you’re at home, rather than just a stranger in a town that happens to contain your most recent crib. There’s finding your way around, … Continue reading

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The things that prevent me from going into hibernation

October is here, and that’s bad news, because it means that summer is over. The coming half year is going to be bleak and despondent, and there’s nothing we can do to stop it. October itself is pretty nice: decent … Continue reading

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Everyone cheer, autumn is here

Summer has been very disappointing this year. For me, for a summer to be a good, successful summer, certain demands need to be met. For instance, I want to spend at least one day passed out near a body of … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm for pumpkins, as explained with graphs

Halloween is over and therefore, pumpkin madness has subsided somewhat. I kinda like that. It’s not that I don’t like pumpkins. I’m quite enthusiastic pumpkins. But as most things, I like them in moderation, and not glaring down on me … Continue reading

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Defender of all things Scottish

As I wrote last week, many Italians seem to think of Scotland as a sort of modern, EU prison camp. Regarding Scotland, there’s one topic, apart from the weather, they seem particularly fond of: food. Whenever I’m in Italy, or … Continue reading

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Scotland, or: The great indoors

Being a Dutch person living in Scotland, studying Italian, I frequently find myself defending any one of these three countries if they’re being slagged off by inhabitants from the other two. I’m afraid I’m gonna have to put it out … Continue reading

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