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Jess Faraday

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Jess Faraday

Bringing Fido

Posted by: JessFaraday on Monday October 30, 2017 (16:04:41)   (1155 Reads)
So you want to bring your pet abroad. Can you? Moreover, should you?    more ...


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Jess Faraday

Lists For Immigrant Californians Relocating To Scotland

Posted by: JessFaraday on Tuesday October 10, 2017 (08:33:30)   (1311 Reads)
List of things I brought and didn’t need

1) Sandals I lived in my sandals in California. In the winter, I wore them with socks. We do not wear sandals here in Scotland. Well, some people do in the summer, but their feet probably haven’t thawed from the winter, so they don’t feel the cold. I brought three pairs of sandals with me, and I doubt I’ll ever wear them again. That makes me sad.    more ...


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Jess Faraday

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bin

Posted by: JessFaraday on Thursday September 14, 2017 (10:06:08)   (1074 Reads)
Scotland is a small country with big plans. It has no time for daydreamers or dilettantes.

If you want to do something here, you do it for real, and you do it right. Which is why Scotland is on track to achieve an extremely ambitious environmental goal: becoming a zero-waste country by 2025.

But to do that, everyone has to pull together in ways that are not always convenient and not always fun.    more ...


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Jess Faraday

In Scotland, The Real Adventure Is Real Estate

Posted by: JessFaraday on Wednesday July 19, 2017 (21:10:43)   (1614 Reads)
“We want to buy a house,” we told the solicitor.

We’d arrived in Edinburgh the day before, and had wandered into this particular real estate office, because it was next door to the coffee shop where we’d just had our lunch.    more ...