Ice hockey star shares expertise of first day in Scotland after making change from Norway…to Dundee

AN ICE hockey star has shared he and his spouse’s expertise of their first day in Scotland after making the change from Norway to Dundee.

Kevin Carr has made the transfer from Norwegian aspect Sparta Sarpsborg to Dundee Stars, arriving within the Scots metropolis alongside spouse Lo final week.

The 33-year-old has country-hopped throughout a number of groups together with Nottingham Panthers, Utah Grizzlies within the USA and Medvescak Zagreb in Croatia.

Now he and spouse Lo have shared a clip of their first time within the Metropolis of Discovery as they touched down in Scotland.

The clip begins with Lo opening the blinds of their new house amid the dawn as on-screen textual content reads: “Day in my life, residing in Dundee, Scotland.”

Lo voices over: “Hello. We’re the Carrs and that is our first full day residing in Dundee, Scotland.”

Kevin will be seen cooking breakfast as Lo says: “We had a quite simple morning. Jet lag remains to be very a lot an issue. Kev made breakfast. He makes about 99% of our meals.

“His dad’s a chef, so he’s realized from the perfect. There’s actually no level in me attempting to prepare dinner.”

The clip then reveals the Caird Corridor and Determined Dan’s statue as Lo says: “We walked into the town centre simply to attempt to get a lay of the land, slightly bit.

“I feel I learn one thing concerning the statues/sculptures however I can’t precisely keep in mind what they had been for.”

The digicam then pans to Slessor Gardens as Kevin will be seen strolling to get a primary glimpse of the Tay Bridge.

Lo admits: “So humorous nevertheless it takes a number of weeks to recollect what strategy to look when crossing the road, so we recognize the little reminder.

The video then cuts to photographs of the V&A Museum and the Discovery Ship.

Lo says: “We walked all the way down to the water and noticed the V&A Museum, noticed the Discovery Ship after which we simply walked by the practice station – simply to see the place it was at.”

The clip cuts to the doorway to the practice station earlier than panning to a cellphone store within the Overgate buying centre, the place the pair acquired SIM playing cards.

The digicam additionally reveals an empty American Sweet store which Lo claims she is going to do a separate video on sooner or later.

Pictured: Kevin Carr and spouse Lo. (C) Lo Carr

The video then reveals the cobbled Trade Avenue as Lo provides: “We had lunch on the Flame Tree. I preserve seeing this coronation rooster. I haven’t tried it but however I have to.”

The pair will be seen having fun with cups of tomato soup, as Kevin tucks into the tasty meal, earlier than strolling previous a close-by cheesemonger.

Lo says: “I’ll positively return for cheese when we’ve wine evening with the women.”

The video then reveals the Tickety Boos pub – a well-established boozer recognized for enjoying host to scores of sports activities followers earlier than the pair finish their time out within the metropolis with a visit to Marks and Spencer.

Lo says: “We discovered the M&S and we did slightly buying there. In Nottingham, we went to M&S virtually day by day, so it’s very acquainted for us after which we headed residence for the evening.”

They took to social media to share the footage yesterday, writing: “Our first day residing in Dundee, Scotland.”

The video acquired over 14,700 likes and greater than 400 feedback from Scots who had been fast to welcome the pair to the nation.

One particular person wrote: “Better of luck in your new journey.”

One other joked: “You’ve someway managed to make Dundee look fairly good on this video.”

A 3rd commented: “Dundee goes to be a shock to the system.”

A fourth stated: “Welcome to Scotland, guys. You’re going to like our lovely, wee nation. Hope you guys settle and luxuriate in life right here.”

A fifth wrote: “Folks will make jokes about Dundee nevertheless it’s truthfully bought a lot cooler in the previous few years and shall be such an journey – get pleasure from!”

A remaining commenter added: “I’m a [Dundee] Stars fan. Hope he has a terrific season.”

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