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Dessert at the Carvery

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. Advertisements

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Taste of Home

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

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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

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Breakfast of Champions

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

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Simple Things

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.

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11/1 Glasgow Botanic Gardens

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

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27/10 – Chocolat

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

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24/09 – First Day of Classes

Can you believe it has been a month since I got here and I’m only just starting classes? I still find it hard to believe, since my Mount Holyoke friends started classes aaaages ago and I’ve been missing my darling … Continue reading

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