Annie Bananie en Europe

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Wait, what do you mean I’ve left Glasgow…

I left Glasgow almost two months ago after having lived and worked there for three years. As I embark on my travels in China, which are happening right now, as I reunite with friends that I’ve met in Glasgow I often marvel at how time has passed us by. For me, it hasn’t even been that long since I left, but the memory of my time in Glasgow somehow feels so distant, both in space and time. Those years have faded so rapidly into a blurry, mushy mess of history. It’s almost as if I’ve never worked at MiMe, never served at GCCC, never built those precious relationships, never written the first post about Glasgow, never loved this beautiful Scottish city…

First sunrise in Glasgow, October 29, 2014 @ 6:56am.

And it’s very strange. Had I fallen into deep sleep and dreamt a dream that felt too real for three years? Is there something hidden in those memories that I want to deny, and is this a way of throwing it behind me indefinitely? If I ever go back, will I regain what was lost and still call Glasgow my love, or will I be a stranger, a passerby?

Last sunrise in Glasgow, the day I left, October 30, 2017 @ 6:26am.

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5 responses to “Wait, what do you mean I’ve left Glasgow…

  1. Ankit December 24, 2017 at 05:58

    Beautiful pictures. Happy Journey. Merry Christmas. šŸ˜Š

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  2. myplaidheart December 26, 2017 at 13:45

    Beautiful, Annie. I have had seasons in my life too that now feel like they were just a dream. It’s strange how memories and time work. I hope one day you will get to return to your love.

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  3. groffey December 28, 2017 at 08:05

    I had no idea you had already left. I hope Scotland did treat you well.

    Best of luck to what awaits you in the future.

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