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Mary Queen of Scots

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To the Castles: On Myth, Monarchy, and Majesty

In my first month, I have seen three castles. How cool is that? One overlooked the charming village of Doune. Another crowned the bustling town of Stirling. The final one soared above the grand city of Edinburgh.  By the end of each trip, my legs and lower back burned and grumbled from the steep hills and … Continue reading

Adventures in Scottish Cookery: Scotch Shortbread

One of my ways of immersing myself in a place I intend to visit is to cook and eat the place’s food beforehand. As the adage goes, the way to my heart (and mind!) is definitely through my stomach. Since my cooking skills are mediocre at best, desserts were the way to go. The easy … Continue reading

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