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.
Tag Archives: food
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.
The homesickness is starting to kick in now stronger than I felt it last time. I didn’t think missing Christmas would be a huge deal as it’s not my favorite holiday and I generally find it rather stressful, but knowing … Continue reading
Although I won’t be back with my family for Thanksgiving, I’m still trying to celebrate it a bit. Seán’s folks are helping me out, so I’ll be with them tonight, but I’ve been tasked with bringing dessert. Pumpkin pie it … Continue reading
I think I remember reading some Fitspo thing some years ago that went along the lines of “You are not a dog, do not reward yourself with food.” Maybe that’s good advice. Maybe I shouldn’t. But this week was a … Continue reading
Vegetables are my jam on a day to day basis, but sometimes there’s nothing like waking up and having thick cut bacon on a buttered roll. Mmm.
Yesterday Seán and I decided to shake off the post-Halloween funk by picking up food and visiting the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. We parked ourselves under our preferred tree for a while. Unlike the last time we visited, the conservatory was … Continue reading
This morning Seán and I went out for Starbucks before our lectures. It was a perfectly gloomy day, just like most of the weekend had been, and I was glad to get inside and get something warm. Enter, classic hot … Continue reading