The Scottish New Year, or Hogmanay, is such a grand event that local party goers get Jan. 1 and 2 off to recover. Wherever you are when the calendar flips over, follow these good-luck traditions to guarantee a dash of Scottish-style magic all year through…
Hand unsteady from this height – or maybe, influenced by a bottle of London Gin (shared, not entirely self-consumed) – I struggled to frame our view…
These are the real souvenirs of a study abroad program. As you look forward to your own academic adventures in some exotic scene, don’t be afraid to collect them with all the fervor you can. The following items may lose their newness over time, but the meanings behind them will never fade.
From behind their wire fences on the fields of Lindisfarne, sheep resemble a hug on four legs. They seem to grow out of the English soil as commonly as hairgrass. […]
Like the pigeons, we looked – we were – homeless. Ever on the move, wherever a whim might take us. Sometimes we circled back upon ourselves, other times we chased down sudden directions.
Two winter coats, a pair of boots and a supply of softcover books won my bags an excess weight tag at the Air New Zealand check-in desk. Over-packing is my specialty; but, as […]
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