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... to contribute by recording the congregation singing. They chose this time and place. What a steep walk up from the car park however. Still, a couple of 80 year olds were in for it- even suggested it so none were going to be put to shame by them. We did our recording, had some prayer and retreated to the warmth of home and breakfast. What a great event to be part of and to share with ...
Ok, I am here to test your memory.
Who remembers Anne? I mentioned her a few weeks ago in one of my Skye blogs.
Anyway, today, I am catching up with her. In Glasgow.
For, in typical Australian style, the second day of my birthday!
But given my night out last night, I slept until 11.
Which was good, because when I first woke at 8:30, I felt awful.
But by the time 12 rolled around, I was good to go.
In my ...
... starring down my 32km run - which I needed to complete in the next few days. Friday morning was the plan, as I could do the run and relax while Rachael worked. Paul provided me some route information and even though the sky was grey (I was reassured that it would not rain - too heavily) I headed out on the national bike track network - 16 km out and back. Initially, it was enjoyable until I went through a puddle that came up to my shins ...
... the train into Edinburgh. That turned out to be a great choice, as we really loved what we saw, which was basically the Golden Mile. At the end of the Golden Mile was Edinburgh Castle, which was spectacular, and the Cathedral was amazing. Throughout the area there were many tourist shops selling traditional Scottish ware. Truly a lovely day. We finished up at a local pub close to home, an old church conversion, really lovely.
Time to repack our cases ...
... culture is present here in music, TV and
movies. Much more socially conscious though with commercials on TV against date
rape and ads in the subways reaching out to male rape victims and encouraging
HIV testing. No heads in the sand here.
Tomorrow we continue north in our rental car. Bill is much more confident about
his driving than I am - there's a ...