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I'm writing this weeks blog on the StenaLine high speed ferry between Scotland (Cairnryan) and northern Ireland (Belfast). We're leaving Scotland after a fabulous month, assisted by amazing weather and Liz's great cooking and hospitality!
This week Ron has had another feast of golf, playing three rounds with his friend Jim Milne (Royal Aberdeen, Deeside and Ballater) and to wrap ...
... milk and lollies. We didn't need the lollies and we forgot the milk, so success, I guess? The site is slap bang in the middle of nowhere with lots of peacocks wandering about, and the caravan itself is pretty awesome. It's glamping for sure, nature and no phone signal but still with comfy beds, a DVD player and a sweet deck to sit on. Basically, slob out central, every cupboard is full with lollies and snackage which was AWESOME. After ...
... queen's message (THAT SHE DIDN'T EVEN OPEN) inside it. I momentarily felt bad for him, then I remembered he was a prince and figured he'd have plenty of money and menservants to comfort him.
I would like to take a moment to have an aside about guest bedrooms.
Why do we all seem to think they need so many pillows?!? Grandma and Grandpa's had four, the one I'm in has eight! Nobody needs that many, surely? But I have been in the same position and put six pillows on a ...
... We took a guided tour to learn more about it and then set out to explore the grounds. The grounds are huge and we only had time to see a very little bit of them. You could spend a full day exploring as the grounds are expansive, there is a swan pond, garden wall and more. Then we were off to Turnberry for golf. This time it was all 3 of us golfing. It ...
... 15 years since our last visit. The girls had fun playing with Abigail's dog in the garden and we all enjoyed Dot's lovely baking.
All too soon it was time to head back to York and drop Richard at the train before we headed home to Glaisdale. Less said about the trip home the better. Let's just say double check the sat nav next time! A late night but a very enjoyable weekend. Thanks Marna, Leo and Dot. Ax