Finalists for the SUMMER INDEPENDENCE 2015 Travel Writing Contest Thank you to Jessica Tsuzuki, Richa Gupta, Alan Seeger, Zainab Suleman, Sarah Shin, Gina Nelson, Heather Whitehall-Trochon, Amelie Gagne, Mark Schmitt and Hailey Hennessy for your incredible articles. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2015 Summer We...

[caption id="attachment_27130" align="alignleft" width="300"] May Queen. Credit to Beltane Fire Society [Stuart Barrett (2008)][/caption]The following is an excerpt from my book: Dublin Street, about my university experiences in Edinburgh and London. I picked this particular section on Beltane because it evokes the unique character of Edinburgh...