Tag Archives: Scotland

I had another meltdown yesterday

I had another meltdown yesterday, after the pressure became too much for me to take and I was upset that K’s son had taken my bike, even though I’d mistakenly agreed to it (I suffer from delayed reaction thinking and … Continue reading

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Back in England (not exactly thrilled about it, but back among cats)

I miss Scotland already… I arrived in Runcorn last night, just after 10 pm.  My phone died, so I got a bit lost in the town trying to find K’s house.  The journey from Perth to here went relatively smoothly,, … Continue reading

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Brexistential dread (democracy in Britain is dead)

As of yesterday, democracy died in Britain, after the unelected Queen approved the unelected Prime Minister’s plan to suspend Parliament: Parliament suspension: Queen approves PM’s plan – BBC News This now gives MP’s just 10 days to find  way to … Continue reading

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My bike trip to Dunkeld and Pitlochry turned into a nightmare (I totally fucking lost it)

My trip to Dunkeld and Pitlochry yesterday by train and bike ended terribly and it serves as concrete proof as to why I should not go out at weekends at all, or to anywhere where there are likely to be … Continue reading

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Trying to pedal my demons away

I cycled from Dundee to Arbroath yesterday, which is around 18 miles.  The school summer holidays have ended here in Scotland and the weather was ideal yesterday, so I decided to try to make the most of it. PHOTOS Dundee … Continue reading

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One more week in Scotland & 48 hours of sobriety

Despite my intrusive thoughts and restlessness, I’ve been resisting the urge to drink since Tuesday, so it’s been 48 hours.  Since the school holidays have ended, and the weather looks good tomorrow, I’m going on a long bike ride.  I’m … Continue reading

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Reflecting on my time in Scotland

I’ve had few bad experiences here in Scotland and the bad experiences I’ve had have been fairly minor in comparison to what I’ve been through in England and the United States.  While I’ve been struggling with loneliness and envy of … Continue reading

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