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April 7, 2014

…cheered for the Tartan Day Parade

I went to university in St Andrews, Scotland – a cobble-stoned village by the sea – and I remember it so fondly. It gave me some of my best friends,¬†happiest memories and brilliant opportunities (and some semi useful knowledge). So when my Scottish pal Louise said¬†that a Tartan Parade was coming to toun, I jumped …

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October 31, 2013

…marched in the Halloween parade

In the U.K., Halloween passes without so much as a ‘boo’. I’ve been to a couple of parties and donned a fair few homemade costumes over the years, but nothing on the same scale as they do over here in the U.S. As I walked home from work, I dodged swarms of mini monsters and …

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September 25, 2013

…found the city’s last gas lamp

After work, I scuttled a few blocks north to a tiny unassuming corner of Greenwich Village: Patchin Place. Like all the other quaint streets in this part of the city, there are gorgeous red bricks, snug coffee shops and rubbish-free sidewalks. But it also has something no other street here has: A gaslight lamp. The …

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