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Why Glasgow is like Naples

Glasgow is pretty similar to Naples when you think about it. The similarities are mostly in the cities’ reputations (undeservedly bad), inhabitants (incomprehensible to most) and most importantly, of course, food (delicious but unorthodox). A few years ago I was … Continue reading

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What I miss about living in Glasgow

It’s been a month since I moved away from Glasgow. I haven’t had much time to miss the place just yet. I’ve been quite busy over the past month, catching up with friends and family, and generally enjoying a bit … Continue reading

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My Scottish family

Five years ago I moved to Glasgow. It was a bold move, at the time. I didn’t know anyone here, and I had never even been to Scotland and yet there I went, to study at Glasgow uni, implying a … Continue reading

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More delights of Scotland: ducks

So, people seem to have noticed that I’ve gotten a bit defensive of Scotland, lately. Unusually defensive. This is probably to do with the fact that this might be my last year of living here. When I moved to Glasgow … 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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