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Day one in Edinburgh (and I hate being me)

I wrote a long post about how my mother had upset me yesterday with her cynicism, but I ended up deleting it because I feel like I came across as whiny.  It’s difficult to explain the complexity of my relationship … Continue reading

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I wish I could just stay in Scotland and avoid people and taking buses

Only in a place like Scotland can you stumble upon the ruins of a 12th century priory on the way to the convenience store. I knew the priory was there, but I didn’t realize it was almost 800 years old. … Continue reading

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An unexpected (good) side-effect…

I wasn’t expecting Toronto to ease my homesickness for the UK, but it actually has quite significantly.  It’s a combination of the city reminding me of London somewhat, the large South Asian community here, the references to the Royal Family, … Continue reading

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First update from a very rainy Toronto….

Well, I made it to Toronto, despite the fact that the Megabus was over an hour late and took 2 hours longer than scheduled to get here from Rochester.  Me and another girl stood there in the cold, wind and … Continue reading

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Ah, forget it. The room I’m supposed to be seeing tomorrow is too far away for me without a car. I mapped it and there are just 2 buses a day into Rochester and it’s almost 3 miles from the … Continue reading

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I knew she was having doubts (misled again)

Remember me telling you that I thought I’d found a place to stay at the end of April and that the panic is over? Well, I was wrong. I knew K (my friend) was having doubts when she sent me … Continue reading

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An actual update (housing situation, health insurance, anxiety)

I haven’t updated this thing properly since Friday as ended up being out for much of the weekend….. It looks like I might have escaped the imminent threat of homelessness at the end of the month, although I am not … Continue reading

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