Margaret Macdonald House
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... it got pretty full so some people had to stand. I don't think there very many near us that was going all the way to Glasgow though. The train ride took four and a half hours so we didn't get into Glasgow untill 5pm. As we were coming into the Station they announced that they were having the parade for the Scottish athletes who were in the Commonwealth Games and it was just finishing so we didn't get to see it.
We had a short walk up the road to the apartment we were ...
... any plans but I knew I wanted to go back to Glasgow so I got up in time for breakfast, thinking that I would meet up with people who wanted to do the same thing I did. I had a nice breakfast with Mikkie and her adorable kids, Jackson, Lily & Caroline. I was delighted to find an email from Lauren inviting me to join her, Aaron, Thomas, Courtney, and Maddie to explore Glasgow! Perfect! We took the train in and had lunch at the famous Willow ...
... I will give you my interpretation in the next blog entry - but remember with modern art the ultimate interpretation is that of the viewer, not the artist.
My masterpiece complete, I asked the friendly museum worker what else I should see in central Glasgow. She pointed me in the direction of the Lighthouse Art Gallery, and I made my way over for my second dose of modern art. This museum turned out to be quite a bit more provocative. There was a really thought provoking ...
... It was nice to hear their voices and Fer said it was nice to hear our 'American accent'. Having a good time with them almost made us forget about the car. Blah.
We will wake up early tomorrow and drive to Edinburgh to find out how much we are going to get ripped off. Maybe we will get lucky.
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... are grazing sheep. There are also huge wind spires everywhere.
Our next stop was Gretna Green just over the border into Scotland. Its claim to fame is that couples who wanted to wed and needed to avoid the banns that were required by British law could cross the border into Scotland, where banns were not required, and be married by the blacksmith. Why the blacksmith, you ask? Because he was the only person who could ...