Castle Arms Hotel
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... me the position and said she would be sending me a job offer within the next two days. My internal response was... say what?!? I actually couldn't believe it, after being crushed by not getting the last job, I was not expecting her to immediately come out and offer the position to me. I have since received the formal letter of offer and I have now accepted the position of Trainee Travel Consultant at Scapa Travel in Kirkwall.
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Total mileage: 44
Actual cycling time: 4 hours 53 minutes
Who would have thought Scottish weather this far north would be so fine - thank you high pressure!
The journey for the day would follow the north coast east until we hit Thurso, our last stop before John O'Groats. The landscape for the first 20 miles was still hilly ...
... some nice stuff - good jewellery and books and things, not tat. So the whole museum took about half an hour (including the 14 minutes to watch the movie) but was still worth it. The two volunteers were sweet, and very proud of their little museum, and happy to chat. The museum has recently received 100,000 pounds from the Lottery Fund - we have seen mention of this in several little museums and it would seem that funding small museums and art galleries is one of the good uses ...
... And the rich black of the peat cuttings. You can't believe the colours just on the ground; above that drop the gentle blues and mauves of the far misty hills and mountains, the intense blue and white of the skies and the blazing silver or brilliant aquamarine of the lochs. Some evenings when I process my photos I think, "oh, my goodness, I've over-saturated those colours!" but the next day when I'm out in it again, I realise I'm probably not even ...
... also the Thurso train.) "I'll go and ask a guard..." "Dino! Dino! Come back, it's platform 7!!" When we eventually got over our coolness enough to go and get in the train, we found Dino and Mrs Dino ensconced in the other two seats around the little table where our two booked ones were - and they were NOT moving their feet for any great big Australians wearing hiking boots, not they!!
While Dino dozed over the crossword, Mrs Dino whispered useful factoids to us about ...