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... earlier on this blog, we expected to be blown away by some of the scenery and we have been. Our regret has been that due to the need to keep moving, we have rarely been able to stop and enjoy it fully. But as I think Rosie commented..."But now you know what to come back for!" But our real pleasure has been the people. With all the debate about independence, I expected some reaction occasionally to two home counties boys especially in the ...
Today was a day of contrasts, governed by the weather. We woke to steady drizzle. I got up early and walked down to the Kirk. Amazingly at 7am the church was open and seemed exactly as it was 22 years ago. After an excellent breakfast with the Sandersons, Lord Sanderson kindly gave us a lift into Melrose, where we met up again with Paul. Given we had a shortish day planned and it was raining harder, we decided we needed a warm up ...
We had another very pleasant sail in good wind north from Hartlepool - so much so that we decided to carry on beyond Blyth to Amble, and glad we did. Nice little marina at the mouth of the Coquet River (brought back memories of living in Coquet 611 in first year hall of residence in 1970!) The plan was to head off to Eyemouth this morning but it was a bit blowy so we decided to stay another day and took the chance to walk into Warkworth about ...
... they now give 'broomstick flying' lessons to little kids. Pretty cool.
Also at the castle, they were putting on a Birds of Prey demonstration. We watched a cool demonstration of a Hawk, an Owl and a Falcon, showing their hunting ability.
On Sunday morning we left Melrose, but Robyn insisted we stop at a place called 'Scott's View', which was a lookout point Walter Scott used to view the Eildon Hills, and apparently it was the inspiration for many of his novels.
The view was magnificent, and it helped that it was a beautiful morning.
After that, we drove to ...
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