Category Archives: Apartment Living

Oh Such Trials and Tribulations

Being a vet student isn’t easy. Pretty much my home life revolves around this corner of my flat, except, of course, when I decide to play it “fast and loose” and bring my studies to the sofa or….even the bedroom! … Continue reading

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Merde to All the Exams!

‘Tis the season: I’ve been wearing the same sweats for going on 10 days now. My nails are bitten down to the quick and there is an enormous spot on my chin that I can’t stop picking at. I’ve cried … Continue reading

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Crime Investigation Report: Missing Butter

28 August 2014 1036: I walked in the door and said hi to Huckleberry. He was napping on the sofa and was gracious enough to sit up and thump his tale in greeting. I hung up my purse and entered … Continue reading

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I Have To Pay 50 Pounds So I Don’t Get Deported

I’m on hold with the Edinburgh City Counsel. I’ll probably get this whole post written before anyone answers. But I’ll wait patiently as I need to pay a fine so I don’t end up in Scottish prison and Huckleberry doesn’t … Continue reading

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My Mom Told Me To Write This Post

I called my Mom this week for the first time in way too long (sorry Mom). Technology (like the internet) makes it easy to call home, but reality (like time zones) makes it hard. It would be great if the … Continue reading

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It’s Called A WHAT?!

Just as I was curling up with my notes and a hot cup of tea tonight, I saw a shadow run across the kitchen floor. Thinking Harvey the mouse had returned with a peace offering (perhaps those delish Digestive cookies … Continue reading

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Roommate Divorce!

It’s been a long day. I’ve spent hours reviewing anatomy and dragging my brain through the highlighted dredges of embryology lectures like it is a heavy boulder I’m pulling through mud, hoping that something will stick. And on top of … Continue reading

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Hungry Like The….Mouse?

I finally caved and bought Virgin Broadband internet. It wasn’t for quicker access to study materials and downloads….A benefactor recently brought me into their dishanywhere.com fold and I don’t want any delay to enjoying my new found access to True … Continue reading

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A Little Too Connected….

Ladies and Gentlemen, I’m back online. Which essentially means I have no excuse for not better keeping you in the loop of my Edinburgh adventures, aside from the nights when I’m studying the brachio-something-alis muscle and the like 1,000 different … Continue reading

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Timeline of an International Move

July 27 2:30 p.m. MDT – I say a tearful goodbye to my mom and brother at the Colorado Springs Airport. I made them leave before I got into line at security so I had a chance at composing myself … Continue reading

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