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... to Edinburgh.
I don't know how anyone traveled without having a stroke without GPS. Or Sat Nav as they call it here. Either way, Siri has saved our butts more than once when we've missed an exit. Like today, I am pretty sure we flipped left and right in our brains because going left is like a right turn, and going right is like a left turn, so it can get mixed up for me - the navigator - who gets my left and right mixed up anyway.
... in that they have chairs facing in inwards from both directions with the pulpit in the middle.
When we reach Edinburgh Castle (we are saving that for tomorrow) we take a detour down Granny's steps back to Grassmarket. Another stop in the pub and then it's back to the apartment exhausted but delighted at what we've see of Edinburgh so far.
"Feelin pure done in" I put on my "gooner and baffies" and settle in for "nicht".
... of meat (sometimes known other times unknown), usually served in an animal's stomach, with potatoes and a type of turnip. Don't stick your nose up at it, it really was quite tasty.
After we had had our fill of randomly walking around the city and the sun had gone down ...
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Most of you know I've arrived safely. It's now been a week since I landed and Fresher's Week is coming to a close with Fresher's Ball tonight. I'm not attending as it's not my thing, but instead writing this, sorting the hundreds of flyers from the past week and hopefully watching Doctor Who.
The plane from Dubai to Glasgow was uneventful. I stayed awake to try and approximate my body clock and ended up watching ...
... where we had some more the excellent coffee they serve - we got back on the Hop On Hop Off bus and continued the tour around Edinburgh,ending up at a shop that specialises in whiskey in the main tourist area. We got talking to the guys who ran the shop and they said they regularly get requests for Bundy Rum and now will often stock it after their first venture some years ago when they bought a few bottles to test the market, only to have ...