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... landed I had time to get to Manchester and have a wander about before my train home to Glasgow. After a small walk, I headed back to the train station to find out trains north of Carlisle had been stopped. This meant I had to go east before I could head home. I spoke to someone in the ticket office who told me the best way to go. The first train I got was to York. Once in York I noticed that the Glasgow train ...
... lady on duty replied "Mind? On a day like today, I would have been distraught if you had not! Indeed I would have given up and gone home!" At which, she made tea for three, allowed Robert to show her how to make a mocha, got another volunteer (it turns out it's run by the Canal Society) to stoke up the fire. Ten minutes later we were munching on fresh scones, mugs of tea in hand, steam rising from us. As we still had at least six miles to go, we hatched a plan ...
... br> Then we finished off the evening by taking part in the Syndicate Quiz where we hoped to maintain our number one spot. The same couple from last night joined us but to no avail; no bottle of wine for us tonight.
Back in our cabin we could already feel that the wind was getting up; the Adonia was pitching and rolling quite a lot and we settled ourselves down to a rough night – all part of being at ...
We had a bit of a groggy first day but hit the second day running, or at least as fast as Kristine’s Aunt Nan would show us around. Nan is Kristine’s grandmother’s cousin. An amazing woman who took us young lovers in for a few days and showed us around parts of Scotland that the average touring couple might be too reluctant to check out. She even slept in the guest room and let Kristine and I sleep in her larger bed (something I did not find ...
Monday 20 August 2012 – Glasgow
Today we did not do too much. I slept later than normal but still managed to get downstairs for breakfast before it closed.
We decided to take a drive up to Duck Bay and have a light snack for lunch. It was nice and the sun was trying very hard to shine. There was even a man water skiing on the loch. We found Lomond Shores where we visited ...
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