Author Archives: Mary Rose
Today my attempt to relocate from Seán’s place to my flat was interrupted when Glasgow was totally incapacitated by less than four inches of snow. God bless. Still, a lovely sight since I hadn’t seen any yet on my time … Continue reading
Yesterday I made the trip to Maryland via Heathrow starting at 5:30 in the morning. Seán and I were already up because we were on the sleep schedule from hell, so we packed up my suitcase and headed to Glasgow … Continue reading
For someone who goes to college about 350 miles away from home and then has studied abroad twice across the Atlantic, you would think I would have gotten over my travel anxiety. Nope, not so. Every time I have to … Continue reading
Today at 7pm I cleared customs, met my dad in the airport, and came home. I’ll post about my travels soon, right now it is all about family. I am so glad to be home.
Today is my last day in Scotland before I leave to visit my family back in the States on January 1st. My flight from Glasgow leaves at 8am heading to London, where I catch a connecting flight from Heathrow to … Continue reading
Today I treated Seán and his mother to lunch at the Toby Carvery in Glasgow. The food was really good, but the star to me was this dessert: Eton Mess, which was basically a crushed raspberry pavlova. Yummy.
Today Seán, his mother, and I went to the Scottish SPCA to go donate toys and food to the doggies and end the year with a few good deeds. While the dogs were ridiculously barky and hard to take photos … Continue reading
Happy Boxing day! I thought I’d show one of the gifts Seán got me, which was one of the Christmas Tartan bottles of Irn Bru. Irn Bru is a soft drink in Scotland that I absolutely love, and I need … Continue reading
Today: a dog that lives in Seán’s neighborhood: At least he’s prepared for this cold weather. Brrr!
My Favorite Christmas song: Carol of the Bells by Trans-Siberian Orchestra. It gives me chills. Merry Christmas everyone!