Bird watching. Bird watching has never been something that I wanted to do. Hasn’t been on my hobby bucket list. Always seemed, well, kinda boring. BUT, that was before I decided to spend time watching top-tier avian predators dive bombing their food. I found out that the Cairngorms National Park, about 2.5 hours north of me, is one of the premier places in the entire … Continue reading The Osprey and the Trout
When you make a move from one place to another you find that things are, perhaps, done differently. This happens even if you move from one city to another within your own state. Things are similar but different at the same time. Perhaps that’s why making a move is both terrifying and exhilarating at the same time. However you look at it, if you make a … Continue reading Money, Mail, & Meals – What’s Different?
Can we talk about Italy for a moment? I know, I know, this is a blog about Scotland BUT one of the great things about being here is the ease with which one can get to other countries in continental Europe. I had taken advantage of this benefit once before and popped over to Ireland for a weekend, literally a one hour flight for about $65 … Continue reading The Italian Job
LOL I need a black hole protector on my laptop. I think I might have written 10,000 words on my dissertation so far if it weren’t for the internet black hole. Here’s an example from this morning: I was searching for news stories about the total amount of money spent to add counter terrorism enhancements to rail stations in the United Kingdom. Found an article or … Continue reading Lost in the black hole of the Internet
I had planned to spend today working on my dissertation. I really did. Even told Candice that was my plan so she could be my accountability monitor. The work on it started in earnest last week and I have roughly 90-days to complete the thing. All 15,000 to 20,000 words of it. Like I said, I had all best intentions of dedicating myself to the task … Continue reading Playing hooky for a day
As this is our first meeting, it seems like a good way to start any relationship is with an introduction so here goes: Hi, my name is Morgan. I’m originally from Athens, Georgia USA and I am currently living in beautiful Scotland. I’ve lived here since last September and will be here for one year while I complete an MBA at the University of Glasgow. I’m a proud … Continue reading First things first . . . Introductions!