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5 Things I Didn't Expect When I Moved to Scotland

5. “Do I detect a twang?”

After living and working in Scotland, you start to forget you sound different. Your colleagues are used to the way to speak, and you’ve become familiar with all the strange Scottish place names and their spellings (like Carnoustie – pronounced Kenusty – and Authmithie, which just sounds like gibberish when a Scotsman pronounces the word quickly). 738 more words

Travel

Page 24 You're not special, zomboy.

A thin mewling seeps out of her. She gives up moving and goes back to lying against the wall.

Bob is incensed. He howls. He strikes the wall. 98 more words

Writing

SOP- SECURITY GUIDELINES – FOREIGNER CONSULTANTS

SOP- SECURITY GUIDELINES – FOREIGNER CONSULTANTS

 

  1. Purpose: This SOP has been formulated to provide security guidelines for our Foreign Consultants and their families (if any) to identify and mitigate any security risk/threat during their stay in Karachi.
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'Foreigner'

A concept I am undoubtedly irked by, not so much because I am one, but more so because it holds such a scathing and derogatory tone to it. 183 more words

Foreigner

Foreigner, CJ Cherryh

Foreigner, CJ Cherryh (1994)
Review by Martin Wisse

Foreigner is the first novel in one of CJ Cherryh’s popular series, yet until now I had never read any of them. 954 more words

Book Review

Page 23 Don't sleep too much - it makes you fat

The car goes boop-boop and the door locks clunk.

But what he is thinking, inasmuch as he is thinking, is, that’s not a very big group. 687 more words

Writing

Outsider.

This morning as I sat and had my breakfast before work, an elderly man walked up to me and striked up a conversation with me. He is originally from Italy, lived in New York for a while before coming to Japan where he has been for 18 years. 732 more words

Japan