Category: Scotland

On the plane to Toronto

  I don’t want to be on this plane. I never wanted to be on this plane.   No, not just because the assholes in front of me have reclined all the way back to the point where I’ve spilled my rum and coke (I went for it). But mainly because I feel like I’m…

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A new-found fear of sheep

The short, sassy, and stupid tale of a city girl taking on a night in the Scottish wilderness   Through and through, I was a true city girl. I adored shopping, shoes, the hustle and bustle of a city centre, business folk storming subway stations in suits, and taking Ubers in exchange for 20-minute walks…

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Poetry about boots

Here’s a quick poem about my boots that have been to so many places over the past couple of years. If I’m being honest, the ones I wrote the poem about have now gone to shoe heaven (may they rest in peace) BUT all the things I said they’d seen they really had. These Boots…

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A toast to friends

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” -Miriam Adeney When I left Ottawa, three amazing friends accompanied me to the airport. After many hugs and kisses,…

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Remembering

Writing by Tori Dudys, photos by Tori Dudys and Dave Kingan A few days ago, on a long, rainy walk (as they usually are in Edinburgh), I spent a bunch of time hopping into puddles and contemplating memories. I have 25 years full of memories and quite frankly I can’t figure out why. Not why we…

Mountains intersecting behind the Glenfinnan Viaduct, or more commonly known as the Hogwarts Express bridge.

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Enter: Edinburgh

Written by Tori Dudys, photos by Janine Lameiras There are those cities that suck you in to them. They grab your heart and squeeze, tugging on heart strings you didn’t know you had. Those places that look and feel magical in even the dodgiest corners. The ones that seem to hold a piece of your…

Edinburgh strolls

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