Edinburgh and Denmark are different in this
- You don't put eggs on refrigerated display counter (at least not in Tesco)
- You cannot have yeast in the supermarket, only dry yeast
- Self-raising flour is widespread. Fortunately one can get regular flour as
- The supply of ready prepared dishes is immense in supermarkets.
- The supply of organic food is variated and large and one can get almost everything
organic. It is also more expensive.
- Fish is very expensive (as in Denmark although Scotland too is a fishing
- Food is cheaper than in DK and the supply is larger.
- One can not buy liquorice.
- The traffic lights are ssllooooowww, so if one don't cross on a red light
it takes forever to cross the street.
- There are several lovely public parks and grounds in Edinburgh but there are
also small grounds where there is no entry. The gate is closed and the ground
happens to be a society where one must be a member to get access to entering the
- There are newspaper stand in the streets and a sleepy salesman will hand out
- Newspapers are cheaper than in DK. A daily paper costs 60 p and the Sunday
issue costs £ 1.
- Busses are cheaper. One gets a lot for £ 1. Within 0-8 zones a ticket
costs 80 p. Clip cards are unknown.
- People don't leave dog-shit behind. Everybody(almost) puts it in a bag.
For this reason one can walk the parks safely without having dog shit on the shoes
- The play grounds seem to be boring and the kids are watched closely by the
- There is a lack of a proper Thai supermarket but the Chinese supermarkets