Tag Archives: perseverance

Particle Verbs

Recently, I dusted off my unfinished linguistics project.  For something to do.  To fend off the atrophy of my brain. The bad news is that this led to questions I couldn’t answer.  That was also the good news. So.  Particle … Continue reading

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Ugh … Ahh…

Despite my grumbling about our stay in Inverness, I actually liked the town.  Bustling and growing, it had a weird vibe that I don’t know how to describe without sounding insane.  It seemed a bit like a rough and tumble … Continue reading

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Wish I’d kipped on the banquette at Nellie Dean’s

Our next port of call was Inverness and then on to our Airbnb stay in the Western Highlands.  This was the view from the train en route to Inverness. And this was the pretty view from my room in Inverness:  … Continue reading

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Smoking ruins

When I first arrived at Heathrow as an eager 18 year old ripe for adventure, I was part of a group bound for Enrichment at Oxford.  To help us overcome our jet-lag, they herded us from plane to coach and … Continue reading

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