Articles by Nathan

The Town’s Ruins

So many of our blog posts have been about places we’ve gone outside of town.  But St Andrews itself has some historic sights to see, as we’ve hinted at when we talked about St Andrew’s Day.  The town is home to both a castle and a cathedral, but unfortunately both

Early Road Trips

As we look back over our photos from this year, we realize that there were several experiences from early last fall that we never recorded permanently here on our little web diary.  We’re sharing them now for a few reasons.  We want to preserve the memories, of course, but we

St Andrew’s Day

Continuing as we have been of late, catching up on our backlog of blog posts, today we’re sharing about St Andrew’s Day.  Naturally, it’s the day of the feast of St Andrew, and as you might suspect, it’s an important holiday in the town of St Andrews, but more broadly,

British English

There are a great many things that we’ve learned to say differently on this side of the Atlantic.  Sure, there are all the things everyone knows pretty well, like gas is petrol, apartments are flats, and so on.  But there’s a lot more to it than that, and it can

Climate Change

We’re experiencing climate change.  I’m not talking about global warming.  I mean we’ve moved to a new climate!  And it’s time to talk about the differences, in three parts: temperature, light, and precipitation. Temperature: Home is more extreme. I wasn’t easily able to get temperature data for St. Andrews, Fife