Tag Archives: Scotland

Great chieftain of the puddin’ race

Last Sunday was a special day! It was Burns’ night, the day that the Scottish celebrate the birthday of perhaps the most famous Scottish poet of all times, Robert Burns (‘Rabbie’ for friends). Burns not only wrote tonnes of poetry … 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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German Scotch eggs

My best buddyroos have a knack for moving far away from me to foreign countries. I’ve got one in Canada just now, there’s one waiting to go to China, one is in Dundee which, admittedly, is not in a foreign … 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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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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The potential disasters of a Scottish barbecue

Spring began about two months ago now. It’s May, the happy month of first warmth after treacherous April, the month that stabs you in the back with snow when it gets the chance. Exams are drawing to a close and … Continue reading

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