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The Belgrave Music Hall

Thu, 21 May 2015 | By hollyreddish | Views [19] | Scholarship Entry

I walked up to the bar and ordered a drink from the heavily-tattooed, pierced and bearded barman. He poured my cider into a plastic pint pot, the height of sophistication, as me and my friend were heading for the roof, where glass wasn’t allowed. We ... Read more >

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Compromise in London

Thu, 21 May 2015 | By lauraes | Views [26] | Scholarship Entry

It was unseasonably hot, made only worse by the crush of fellow tourists running around, arms outstretched to get the obligatory photograph of a cherry-red phone booth. I just sort of stood to the side and held everyone’s discarded backpacks while they ... Read more >

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shopping for Shoes-later on

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [56] | Comments [1]

Also, after the Edinburgh Museum and before the Art-I went shopping, out of the way to a discount shopping center I Read about to buy new shoes (Which I found out I could have gotten a lot less in town).  I also walked up a giant hill called Calton ... Read more >

Greyfrier Bobby

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [51] | Comments [3]

Oh yes-Bobby. I learned about him in the Edinburgh Museum, and also I went to the graveyard later called Greyfriers, where many famous have been buried. Perhaps no more famous then John Gray-who was a poiiceman. Bobby was his dog, and supposidly aftter ... Read more >

Museum Day

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [44]

Yesterday was a busy day. First I Went to three different museums. - The Museum of Childhood, which was started by a man who really didn't seem to like kids, except in small doses (like myself). But for whatever reasons, he collected toys and had ... Read more >

Edinburgh International Festival

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By next-stop | Views [21] | Scholarship Entry

In 2012, I decided to study creative writing in Edinburgh. I knew I'd be there for the Edinburgh festival, which, if you don't know, is a huge 3 week event in the middle of Scotland's Capitol. Huge doesn't even begin to describe it. Literature, Dance, ... Read more >

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Corrieshalloch Gorge

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By evelin_armella | Views [20] | Scholarship Entry

Meadows and mountains all covered in a pure white snow mixed with a dark grey sky, that was the view through the window of the car. I was so amazed I felt like in those movies where the scenario is always around dark days, Of course they were the famous ... Read more >

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Dundee Doldums

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By hemingwaysucks | Views [21] | Scholarship Entry

The city of Dundee, Scotland is a treasure. The city of Discovery (their words). A true shining beacon of civilisation. From the dour-faced citizens battling against the rains in the winter months to the happy, naive students flooding the city in the ... Read more >

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London colors

Wed, 20 May 2015 | By 2002 | Views [25] | Scholarship Entry

London is a gig. Leo Cohen, Björk and Grieg simultaneously on the dial. London Town is London’s foreword – cyber ethnics strolling around me. Silver rings piercing ears and lips; multicoloured hair; pale skins; blue eyes; Moslem glinpses – a taste of ... Read more >

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First World Troubles

Tue, 19 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [54] | Comments [1]

Not everything is perfect here traveling. While these are admittedly problems others may want to have-they start to bug me a little.   1. Stuff left at home-I have a pair of new shoes-but they are at home. My old shoes here are getting holes ... Read more >

Queen's Yacht Brittania

Tue, 19 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [49]

Yesterday, after checking into the hotel, I grabbed the hop-on hop-off bus and went to the Queen's Yacht Brittania. This is the yacht British Royalty utlized to travel around the world from 1954-1997.  It was a fascinating tour, showing where The ... Read more >

Britannia

Tue, 19 May 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [47]

Yesterday morning, I changed hotels once again. The former hotel in the middle of the town was absolutely beautiful, but was just too expensive at over $100 per night.  I took it because I reserved it at the last minute and that was about all in ... Read more >

CHANNEL ISLAND GEM

Tue, 19 May 2015 | By drd47r | Views [26] | Scholarship Entry

On July 15, 2012, the 58th day of a 70-day tour of the Olympic torch across the British Isles, the flame was carried through the streets of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. The torch travelled from Havelet past Castle Cornet and along North Esplanade before ... Read more >

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The Bradenton Wedding

Tue, 19 May 2015 | By rachelgully_ | Views [25] | Scholarship Entry

In my early twenties I visited Bradenton, just outside of Sarasota, Florida, and fell in love. The clear blue seas and white sandy beaches draw you in. Walking along the sand barefoot at sunset with my partner, I knew it was the place where we would say ... Read more >

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