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Friday morning was an early start, 6:30am (1:30am EST) as we packed up, said goodbye to the owners of Bramble Cottage and made the hour and half journey over to Glasgow to return our car and head to the airport. This was the first time getting to drive through or see any of Glasgow and it looks like a much more modern city ...
... researched route options, booked all accommodation before leaving etc, let me put you right. In my view there were/are simply too many variables to make that practicable so I purposely went for the plan each day as it comes as it gave me most flexibility. Indeed I'm reminded of Eisenhower’s (or someone like him) comment about 'no plan every survived contact with the enemy' Good one Ike!
After discussions with Base the decision was go to Paisley, do ...
... we all had a plate of Mum's famous soup for lunch and then it was time to go. It was a bit of a challenge fitting us and our luggage into the 'buzz box' aka Volkswagen Polo which was their hire car. However the relocation of the parcel shelf and me sharing the back seat with hand luggage got it all sorted out.
Our farewells were pretty brief - I guess experience over the years has taught us that it's like ripping off a bandaid - ...
Today, I woke up at 10 in the morning. Although i am still behind on the blog, i decided to go explore Glasgow. I have no idea of what i should do here, so i just decided to go for a walk.
Bracken has given me 2 tour books, one about Scotland, and one about Edinbough and Glasgow.
She had also lent me a cell phone, that i just need to top up, so that i can phone and text her if need be. It had some time left on it, which is good.
I left the flat ...
... there was a fog horn that I blew while Rebecca was not watching which sent her in the air. Very funny - at least for Mom and I!!
We hoped back on to the bus and got off at the Glasgow University because it was simply a magnificent structure. I can't even imagine what it must have been like to come to study in such a beautiful setting - it looks like a castle of sorts, with magnificent courtyards, grand ...
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