Thistle Aberdeen Altens
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... I stopped before Edinburgh on a hill where there are many wind turbines (on the A68). I slept there. I have a horrible mouth ulcer at the point where your gum meets the inside of your lip. It is very painful and seemed to be tiring me out. Never mind.
Skirting around Edinburgh felt a little peculiar. I decided this experience would not include the capital. An hour or so. I arrived in historic Stirling which was bustling with ...
... powered through to Rattray head, so I could find it before sunset and we knew where we staying. The Garmin GPS organiser ain't the best, or at least Scotland ain't the best for naming roads, so I had a rough idea where I was going. We ended up finding a random sign directing us to a 4x4 like road, which the camper van handled like a champion. I found out at the end of the trip it actually is a ...
... accent and a great outlook on life! He even loves his whisky, so of course he bonded with David over that!
After we left the Reverends house we had to zoom back to the hotel to freshen up before we headed to dinner. David and I were the last ones to meet everyone downstairs in the Drawing Room and sure enough everyone was drinking wine to kick off the wedding weekend! This was also the first time we got the chance to see my brother Sean and his wife Mandy, who had quite ...
... adventures, I
also went on one!
On the 26th…so a few days ago, I did a lovely
little daytrip to Dunottar Castle. I had seen Dunottar from a distance on my
East Coast train to London back in January, but I hadn’t been there until then.
I happened to choose the most amazing day weather-wise to
go!! It was blue skies, a couple clouds and not a huge breeze…just a nice one.
Well…it was calm until ...
... not the marching band obviously, but the music.
And then there were lots of the usual kind of things like walking Christmas trees, and people dressed as presents and dozens of Santa's on those one wheeled standy-uppy-things, and little kids dressed in down-sleeping-bags-with-arms getting carried along by Mummy dressed as a Elf and all of that.
And then there were the Scottish Highland dancers...
It looked ...