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I got a late and lazy start from my plush B&B
accommodation and morning meal in Jedburgh for a short day in distance terms
through the Borders region to the coast and back to Edinburgh. The day turned
out again to be a rainy and sunless one, leading me to skip a few possible stops
along the way that mostly involved viewing from the outdoors when the heavens
were opened. There are a number of castles of various types in the Borders
region ranging ruins of ...
... of yellow gold left over I thought id experiment overlaying it onto the white. The result was quite interesting so that's how I left it, and it does contrast rather nicely with the frame.
All in all, an enjoyable two weeks, and a handy little skill to have learnt. Who knows when it will come in useful. If any readers need any gilding undertaken then I'll happily bling it up for you.
... which was what made it so intimate and real. Their marriage ceremony was something they presented to us and included us in as opposed to something that was performed for them or to them. The vows were heartfelt and emotional and those lost in death were remembered in a moment of silence. It was lovely. The meal was superb. The entertainment lively and at times hysterically funny. Their was a choir and a ...
... to think about - called Trimontium - the three hills. One other lovely piece of history that appealed to us concerned Thomas The Rhymer, who was a genuine historical figure. Legend has it he met the Fairy Queen beneath a tree on the slope of the Eildon Hills. Now, legends may seem fanciful in these days of scientific accuracy, but we feel there's no reason they should be laughingly dismissed any more than Aboriginal Dreamtime stories ...
... Easy repair. The shop thankfully had the parts, and it didn’t break the bank. Finally at 2pm we were able to set out. Not sure if we would make our destination, I swore to myself if there were anymore problems with the bikes that we would be taking a taxi into Edinburgh to get it fixed rather than calling on Pete and Shona again! But all seemed to go smoothly from there on. Problem solved and we even made our destination for ...