Monthly Archives: September 2013

Why Even Good Drivers Need Driving Lessons (in the UK)

Yesterday, I got my UK driving licence — on my first try (after 20 hours of lessons), and with only three minor faults, despite being a bundle of nerves and taking what felt like an hour just to parallel park. … Continue reading

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Four years on

      ‘This was Edinburgh, after all. One did not go about the place declaring oneself like some lovesick Californian.’ — p43, Love Over Scotland (a 44 Scotland Street novel), by Alexander McCall Smith       I moved from California to the … Continue reading

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