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A Texan in Glasgow: Meeting my cousin

“What does chuffed mean?” The train wasn’t loud, and yet I was sure I had misheard. How could somebody so closely related to me not know of my most frequently used word? He said it sounded like a negative, like what you would say if somebody stole your mug from work. “I’m so chuffed at […]

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Review: The Isle of Arran Distillery

If there’s one thing that Scotland does right, it’s whisky. I’m not a massive fan of the drink – I prefer pretty cocktails with five different fruits in the name and a pink and blue umbrella poking out the top. So when I was invited to go on a tour of the Isle of Arran […]

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12 hours in London, England.

London. It’s a city that I only ever hear bad news about; whether it’s the government, terrorism or some form of strike, it has always just been a little dot on the map where I knew big things happened. I have been twice in my life before now – once when I was seven years […]

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