Edinburgh still felt so familiar, like I had never left. I was happy to hear English all around me but have to admit I missed the German too. Edinburgh is such a great city with so many people from so many places, beautiful old buildings, not half as modern as my area in Oldenburg. Old in a cosy way. Catching sight of Arthur’s Seat and walking around campus and familiar areas, I felt reassured. Pleasant nostalgia.
There are posters everywhere of Test Bild Parties, of LOTR, other movies, some funny ones and some deep quotes too. It makes the walls interesting
Let me narrate another interesting bike story: My bike is a brown-maroon sports gear bike called Spirit. It doesn’t have a bell but it does have a dim and moody light. A friend took me to the back of the student building where bikes are fixed. I could buy one from them or pick a discarded one and spend some time fixing it to take it away for free, the only charges being for the spare parts I buy from them.
12/03/2010 Hi So the shift happened a week ago. The new house is well set now and quite nice. I have assimilated the neighbourhood and cognitively accepted my surroundings. It’s a ten min walk from the main Uni campus and extends my daily morning shuttle bus ride to my workplace (in the Hospital area) by … [Read more…]