Tag Archives: Scotland

The ‘You are There’ Experience

It is a privilege to welcome award-winning author Margaret Skea as my guest today. She gives us a unique take on the subject of settings in her historical novels, so sit back and enjoy the journey. First of all, thank … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Versus Good Luck?

Welcome back yet again, Nancy Jardine, to set my new year off in style! And thank you for this little lesson from a different culture… Thank you, Jane, for giving me this opportunity to visit you so early in the … Continue reading

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Around and About on Ailsa’s Birthday

This is a great birthday present from Jane. I always like coming to visit on her blog and as tomorrow is my birthday she has let me run mad with my imagination. The Birthday Fairy is going to grant me … Continue reading

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It Couldn’t Get Better than This. (Part II)

The great Rideout is a summer ritual for towns in the Scottish borders, and on my second day in Melrose, I was privileged to witness 198 horses leaving the town to perform this annual exercise. They were each given a … Continue reading

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It Could Only get Better (Part I)

I had misread the timetable – not for the only time on my trip to Edinburgh – and made the boarding gate at Gatwick with seconds to spare after sacrificing two valuable tubes of skin lotion because they were over … Continue reading

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Books On Location

Zanna MacKenzie is my guest blogger today. Formerly a travel agent, she is also an experienced arm chair traveller, evidence this interesting little piece. You don’t mention Africa, Zanna? Perhaps a savour of its breath will tempt you to widen your … Continue reading

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