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Drove down several motorways from Stirling to Dumfries. Then to Caerlaverock Castle.
What a contrast from Stirling yesterday!
Caerlaverock is the ancient seat of the MAXWELL family and now no more than a splendid ruin in an idyllic settling. Fiona and Rowan had been there in 2006. Situated almost on the sea, south of Dumfries, surrounded by a moat, it was fantastic to wander through the ruin and imagine John's distant ancestors living there! Built in ...
... activities had been planned for us including dinner with members of the local Annan Rotary Club, a Scottish evening arranged by Annan Club, a full day trip to a world heritage site which I didn't go on because I couldn't leave Treacle for 8 hours, a quiz, a trip to a local war time museum and lots of eating and drinking together.
It was a very 'Scottish' rally. On the first night we had dinner with members of the Annan Rotary club followed by a talk by an expert ...
... premature age of 41.
I left Mrs Wilson's cafe with a huge sense of loss - yet Kathleen's life was not a tragic one. In the ten years of her fame she achieved more than most singers achieve in a lifetime.
(adapted from The Kathleen Ferrier Society)
... walked. It was exactly 13 kms and we had a wonderful walk over many fields, over stiles and through gates, undulating but nothing too steep or difficult. Walking on the springy grass was heaven! We got into step with Eulah, the Canadian (her 80th birthday is in December) who decided she couldn't not walk with her blistered toe any longer! She is tough and walks well and we had a good time with her, and will walk ...
And so we are back in England and no longer hearing Welsh spoken around us, but that doesn't necessarily mean that we can understand what people are saying around us. We are continuing to enjoy the richness of all the different county accents that we encounter but, boy! it sure can make it difficult to understand what is being said!
Over the past week, we have had lots of planes flying overhead and Nick feels like he is at his own private air show. When we ...