Tag Archive: Edinburgh

“I haven’t felt that good since Archie Gemmill scored against Holland in 1978″

To be Scottish is to know disappointment well. It is to understand that expectations must remain low: that we will always lose the football match, the summer will be a washout, and we… Continue reading

Still Edinburgh

Prepping for my annual trip home to Scotland and browsing photographs from last August’s visit. I lose a little bit of Edinburgh the longer I am gone. There is still a thin, but… Continue reading

Edinburgh Nights

Back in the day, Edinburgh was ours. Last night—our first night out in the city for many years—we saw how far Edinburgh had slipped out of our grasp. We made our way up… Continue reading

“Free Today With Your Super Soaraway Sun!”

Here’s something you don’t see so much in America–freebies with your newspapers and magazines. Within an hour of landing in Britain, I’d got myself a new shopping bag, Benefit mascara, and make-up case–all… Continue reading