Travel Blogs from Largs
I give you one try to guess what day it is.IT’S MAHH BIIIRRRRRFFFDAY!Eh, I’m 20 :/Oh well!So I woke up really early today, which for those who know me
is not my ideal birthday morning.But it was ok as I was going with 4 other girls to the
Highland Games!As I was getting ready (in ironically the exact same outfit I
wore last year…such is a traveller’s life) I got given a box of chocolates!How sweet is that! ...
... it is about them, but they do strike a chord within me.
It is however unfortunate that visiting St. Mungo's and the Necropolis and finally the food were the highlights of my trip to Glasgow!
Although, one final comment. There was a really awesome old, traditional scottish band that played hand drums and the bagpipe beautifully. It was war-like, primitive, and gorgeous. I attempted to take a video, but my phone died just as I started recording. I also thought ...
... and his aviation archaeologist colleague Scott arrived from Edinburgh and it was wonderful to meet up with them at last after some 6 months of emails. We had a brief chat in our hotel whilst we completed a card to go with a very lovely poppy wreath and set off in Scott's Megane Coupe (memories!) for Craigton cemetery on the south side of the river Clyde.
Craigton is a large cemetery but it took us only 10 minutes to walk to the grave where Sgt Malcolm Eric ...
... men on the inside of the yard, heading rapidly for the gate. They were both dressed alike, in military greens, short sleeved shirts and long pants and black boots. Peggy had told them to get out as this was private property. They had said something about 'What about roam free Scotland?" Obviously they both had different interpretations of the law. They proceeded to go out to the road, tying up the gate behind them.
Curious to get the full story, I went downstairs where a ...
- industrial size hairspray aerosol - what's wrong with that?
- aerosol deoderant
Items Heidi smuggled through (or which were overlooked by the friendly customs lady):
- hand moisturiser
"You can take my Dermalogica cleansers and other toiletries, but you'll never take my FREEDOM!".
I hadn't been on a plane since I flew over from Australia, so it was nice to be in the air again. My anxieties about flying ...