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We are staying in Dufftown, Banffshire. The town is between Mortlach and Craighellachie.
There is certainly a Canadian connection. Sir Mount Stephen was born here. He was one of the Scots who funded the CPR giving names to towns across Canada. They were either homesick Scots or didin't have any imagination! ....Interesting facts, Mortlach here is twinned ...
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So that's it, we're ready... I am going to try to keep up this blog while we're away but I just can't promise; we might not have reliable internet access, I might forget my password, or just be too exhausted, anything could happen! I'm also going to put pics up on my Instagram - catoverthemoon - so feel free to follow me.
... my birth, which I find surprising.
Modesty prevents me from adding that factoid to Wikipedia, because as you all
know I'm a fairly modest individual.
Elgin, straddling the River Lossie, serves
as the local main centre of the Moray region. Nowadays its 23,000+ locals are
gainfully employed in a variety of industry sectors with the largest employer
being the RAF base at Lossiemouth. Elgin has a long and storied history having
been created ...
Day 4 started as normal, altho there were a few late risers. Set off at 8 for the journey and went the cost road through Banff, Portsoy, Buckie and Cullen ( home of the Skink!!)
By the time we got to the club, it was sun shining and the course looked in great nick.
Out with NS and AF. Good company and playing with 2 single handicappers. I suspect they picked up some of my golf as they had fairly ...
... a strange sight awaited us ….. a For Sale sign on their cosy, warm and comfortable house! Yes! They are returning … what a surprise!
What a wonderful couple of days! After a excited catch up with Jim and Marg, Allison, their daughter, along with her family arrived to greet us. Then we drove out to Memsie where Paul and Allison have a farm. Strichen, Jim’s old homeland, is close by. Allison has restored a 185 year ...