Monthly Archives: September 2008

Greyfriars, Part Deux

There is one part of Greyfriars cemetery that is locked to the public, and there’s only one way to get inside: take a walking tour called City of the Dead. The Covenanter’s graveyard has been locked for years, because of … Continue reading

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Favorite things about Edinburgh, Part 2: Old Town skyline

I love the Old Town. I love just looking in the direction of the Old Town. I work in the Old Town, on High Street, which is part of the Royal Mile, which is for another post. This post is … Continue reading

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Favorite things about Edinburgh, Part 1: Greyfriar’s Kirkyard

I have the day off today, but it is very, very damp outside, so I’m sipping a latte at Elephant & Bagels and using their wi-fi. I’m taking the opportunity to give you installment one of My Favorite Things About … Continue reading

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Freedom! etc.

Yesterday I made the trip to Stirling, about 50 minutes on the train from Waverly station. I did a full-on tourist day; I got there at 9 a.m., bought the city bus tour pass, and hit the big spots: the … Continue reading

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sweet home

      This is where I live. I pay more rent than I’d like, than I would if I shared a flat with three or four other people, but mine is a two bedroom place that Lindsay owns, and … Continue reading

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