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Notes from Edinburgh

August 9, 2011


My English friends keep pointing out British celebrities here at the Edinburgh Fringe that I didn’t know were celebrities: “Hey, look behind you.  That’s Ruby Wax!”  “Who’s Ruby Wax?”  “Are you serious?  She’s been on the telly for years.”  “Sorry, but I’m not familiar with British television celebrities.”  “But she’s an American!”  “But she’s only on TV […]

Saturday Rambler

August 6, 2011


I visited Edinburgh ten years ago, but I don’t remember seeing so many redheads.  I saw more redheads in my first twenty-four hours here than I had seen in the previous ten years combined.  Although to be honest, I’ve lived in China for seven of those years and the variety of hair colors is pretty slim.  When […]