Sundee
Apr24

Sundee

So far this year we have been blessed with some beautiful weather here in Dundee, so with the semester drawing to a close I’ve highlighted some places you can visit once those all-important exams are over and (hopefully) the sun is shining- after a celebratory drink and catching up on all that sleep, of course!              

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Trip to Edinburgh Castle
Apr03

Trip to Edinburgh Castle

Now that semester 2 has come to an end I thought it would be worth while to see some more of Scotland and have a little break over the weekend before diving head-first into revision. I hopped on the train from Dundee to Edinburgh Waverley, of which the journey is approximately an hour and a half, and stayed in a lovely hotel for two nights.   On Saturday, I decided to visit St. Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile and when I arrived...

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Chasing 2017
Mar07

Chasing 2017

2017 has been running full speed ahead and let me tell you, I am on its heals. And I love it. At Dundee University, every day is a little different. A bit of this and a bit of that, and a lot of this and a lot of that. There is so much to do – which is fantastic considering there happens to be a trap of missing home that I fall into if I don’t stay busy. Staying busy keeps my mind off home, keeps me working hard on my...

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Started from the bottom now I’m …still here
Feb21

Started from the bottom now I’m …still here

Nestled near the southeast corner of the Cairngorms National Park and about an hour’s drive from Dundee you will find, what most would call, a gem. A massive, frosty, glistening, gem. They call it Glenshee Ski Centre …or as I would refer to it, That Place That Tested My Patience. When most people hear I am from Iowa, they usually imagine that flat state in the smack-dab center of the USA that’s known for its agriculture....

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Another Week, Another Adventure
Feb08

Another Week, Another Adventure

Hello again!  Since my last post I have been pretty busy and there has been a lot going on.  I had a great time at a 21st birthday party for a work friend and fellow Dundee Uni student and I also received an offer of acceptance onto the Postgrad Masters course I had applied for!!  Feeling very relieved and motivated now that I have a little bit of stability and certainty for life post-undergrad.  Also had a great class this week,...

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