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... and Robert. A short drive and we were there, a very yummy tea - huge Yorkshire pudding filled with stewed beef and gravy, veg and chips and a sticky toffee pudding. Lots of laughs, fun and chatting before heading home for a cuppa and bed. Tomorrow we say our final goodbye to Edinburgh and this side of the world, we begin the long journey home. It has been the most amazing experience, the places I have been and ...
... This is by no means an exhaustive list of things I wanted to join, as I couldn't find the Bell Ringer, or the Icecream or Baking societies.
The afternoon was not complete until Amali (a lovely girl from Paris who is studying physics with me) and I had scaled the rock climbing wall in the campus gym 3 times and I'd made us smoothies from a bike-powered blender.
The evening saw me at a rehearsal with the Music Society in which we did Handel's Messiah (Harlerloogah... again...) and ...
We arrived into Edinburgh by train at about 10:45 and were immediately thrown into a sea of people. Edinburgh is by far the busiest place we've been to this trip, and feels even busier than Toronto. There are a lot of tourist-y things happening here, and in particular, something called The Fringe, which is sort of like a busker/live music/avant-garde theatre/standup comedy festival rolled into one.
As we walked out of the downtown, the surface ...
... it started to climb. It then dropped the stick! Noooo!!!! Fortunately a branch below caught the stick. So the bird made its way down, picked it up again and started its climb (again) toward its goal.
I couldn’t wait until the end as I was on my way to work, but I thought ‘what a wonderful sight – Spring must be here’.
(NB: Later I learned the ‘magpies’ here eat the young of finches, so not impressed, but hey ho! Life goes on)
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... Jonney, named Damian, decided to come up to Edinburgh just for the festival night of NYE so I had a buddy to share that experience. And was it ever an experience. Mostly lots of drinking, but also, an entire city all comes together in the cold for a street party. You may be saying to yourself, "isn't it quite cold in Scotland that time of year", yes, but cramming that many people together is actually quite warm, and a good way of making lots of friends, which we ...