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... street was !!!
A 20 minute sailing across the Firth of Clyde, then onward to Glasgow!
Spent the afternoon roaming the streets of Glasgow, its a great city and favourite so far!
We went into a local bar called Waxy O'Connors for predinner drinkies and asked to give the barman a hug! He looked at me blankly and said 'if you wish". My cousins son Martin was the barman and when we told ...
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, ...
... and prepared to go out yet again. This time, we went to a popular club with Matt's room mate. It was a fun club, but I ad another experience with expensive drinks. Alcohol is so expensive over here, and it makes me a little sad. Oh well!
The club was my last outing in Glasgow, the next day Matt and I would board a train, then plane, and head on over to Brussels, Belgium. I definitely enjoyed my stay in Glasgow and hope to return there again someday!
... got home and we all had a quick chat before heading to bed.
Tomorrow we are off to Whitburn, where the Pattisons (Uncle Alec's family) live. We are staying there for the night and looking forward to a catch up and notoriously big night with them.
20 & 21 August
We had a very lazy morning before heading over to Whitburn in the car after lunch. Whitburn is nearly smack bang in between Glasgow and Edinburgh, so it took ...
... chat. He even explained the inflight entertainment which was otherwise a complete and utter mystery to me! Definite highlights of the flight were the views, especially flying over Baghdad and Basra and even Kuwait, even though it was dark, it was still possible to see the cities all lit up below. The whole flight was surreal, I felt like I was watching myself in a film. Coming down into Dubai was amazing, we could even see the desert and swimming pools below...!