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5/4/2018 I have a thing for stars. I mean those beautiful, bright, twinkly things that look like diamonds in the night sky. I was spellbound by the beauty of the Milky Way from the very first time I saw it in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and have been ever since. When I lived there I… Read more »

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29/8/2012 I had one full day to discover Dundee. After my interview with Water Babies was over, I went to find my accommodation. I had booked to stay at West Park Bed & Breakfast/Conference & Events Centre, on the Perth Road, which was only two stops further on the bus. I got there at about… Read more »

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29/8/2012 I did a lot of preparation for the interview before I left for Dundee. I always research the company’s website and try to get as much information about the company as possible. I followed a ‘Job Search’ course with an outplacement company about three years ago. Outplacement companies here in Holland are companies who… Read more »

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14/8/2012 While I was in Edinburgh in July, one of the last places I went to was the Job Centre in Tollcross, to see what sort of jobs were available. I explained my situation to the guy at the reception desk and he said that if I was only here for a few days visiting,… Read more »

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14/7/2012 There had been a lot of flooding in the Dean Village and Stockbridge areas in previous days, which resulted in a landslip along the banks of the river near Stockbridge. So you couldn’t follow the river any further at this point because of the construction the council were doing along the river bank to… Read more »

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14/7/2012 I met up with a friend, Lenny, for coffee, who lives on Hawthornbank Lane in Dean Village. He brought me to a local café, which was tiny but had a good variety of sandwiches and cakes, teas and coffees, all fresh and home made. They class themselves as a breakfast, brunch, deli-cum-sandwich shop. It… Read more »