Mary Marvels follows Mary Rose, 20, as she dramatically flounces from place to place looking for the best food, the best laughs, and the best stories.
Mount Holyoke College class of 2016, studying abroad at University of Glasgow from August 2014 - June 2015.
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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!