The Scotch Tapes

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The Scotch Tapes
Join me as I rollick around in Edinburgh, writing and living the Scottish Dream, a young Londoner who has unplugged from the corporate Matrix to do a Creative Writing degree in Scotland. I give irreverent talk on culture and student life.
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  • Thesis... it? 7 years ago The theses are in, the dissertations done, the Master degrees for all intents and purposes COMPLETE. We have all been booted out of our beloved(ish) postgrad student halls and have either left Edinburgh already, will soon, or are hanging around until our tier 4 visas expire. I can barely believe...
  • A Transcendent Palm Sunday 8 years ago Non-religious friends, worry not. Religious friends, don’t get hopeful. I have a friend from Lausanne (yes, of the golden era) visiting, and we decided today to heed another friend’s advice to check out a choral performance at St Anne’s cathedral. We ended up sitting through a Palm Sunday...
  • Genteel Poverty 8 years ago Genteel poverty: high thinking, simple living. This is a catchphrase coined by a friend of mine, who embodies this sentiment better than anybody else I know. It strikes me as particularly apt in my present situation, looking for part-time work to pay my extortionate Edinburgh rent and remain...
  • Burns Night in Edi 8 years ago My Burns Night celebrations this year spanned across two evenings, and involved heaps of haggis, neeps and tatties and finding myself in a circle of at least 100 rowdy strangers, doing the dutty wine on a kilted Scotsman. Let me explain. For those of you not in the know, Burns night is a uniquely...
  • Time for a New Year 8 years ago Christmas is over and those of us wishing to experience Hogmanay in Edinburgh (Hogmanay is Scots for new year) are trickling back in to the ‘burgh and readying our livers for some serious New Year’s damage, fully intending to start 2016 on thoroughly the wrong foot. Here in Edi a load of us... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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