Hunters Quay Hotel
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Today we were quiet. After sad news I did not really want to explore today, and I felt exhausted from some long long days this week, so I slept for most of the morning, while Nic completed quizzes, crosswords and puzzles that all feature in the Scottish mail. Nic loves them. We spent the afternoon booking bus tickets and accommodation for the next week. Nic found a room in a pub for fifty pounds a night including breakfast just out of Fort William. In between, ...
... br> Jules Vernes book 'The Underground City' is also set beneath Loch Katrine. John Ruskin also his lectures on 'Art and Landscape' based many areas around here.
There are many famous paintings of the area by artists such as Millais, McCulloch, Turner, Nasmyth, Knox and Bough and also the 'Glasgow Boys' era of modern painting.
Musicians too were inspired ...
... demolished in 1921. The 126 foot tall Steeple was where the public hangings of Glasgow used to occur, and is one of the few remaining medieval buildings in the city. It is located in what is known as Merchant City, and is part of the Glasgow Cross, which is the major junction in the city centre of Glasgow. Five streets run into this centre, and is also where St. John Ogilvie (1579-1615), the last post Reformation saint to be martyred here at Glasgow Cross on March ...
... a few text messages to the key players and a skype call between Martin in Scotland and me in Australia, we had a photo shoot all lined up for this morning. On Martin's advice we didn't do the jeans and white shirt theme - too twee he said! Instead we did jeans and shirts in muted colours. This last instruction caused many smart remarks around what constituted a muted colour.
We had eventually set a time of 11.30am at Martin's ...
... Cirque du Soleil