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... the 15 slices of bacon and the Dundee Butteries (a butter
rich salty breakfast roll), and the stacked haggis, neeps, mashed tatties and a
crown of green let me direct you to the Mussel and Steak Bar on Jeffrey St,
Edinburgh www.musselandsteakbar.com there you can feast on arguably the best
mussels in Scotland. And lastly the Scottish Word of the Day: Dreich (Old Scots) A combination of dull, overcast, drizzly, cold, misty and miserable
... although I could not see much beyond the window, as the tracks was bound on both sides by foliage or we traveled through a ditch in the landscape. Occasionally, though, we could see the tall tri-bladed windmills that generate power for the surrounding towns, along with the ruins of old churches. While some parts resembled the countryside of the South-West of WA, others most definitely did not. The towns or villages had an old-world feel to them, even where more modern building had ...
... tried my first ‘Flapjack’ here – which is really a more ‘meaty/fudgy’ ANZAC biscuit which made me think of the latter. Ha! ANZAC day is coming up so voila!
A big hit so I made another batch after David (from the shop) helped my neighbour move a big pot. The butcher’s are quite happy for me to sell them – ‘better with a cuppa tea than Flapjacks’. Maybe Plan B???
Oh and apparently the boys had a drop-off from a Kiwi customer. ...
... slept that night so ready for the next day.
The morning started early as we began the trek to the castle. The area surrounding the castle (the "Royal Mile") was breathtaking. Winding brick streets lined with gothic buildings of black and brown constructed our long walk, each building more magnificent than the last. Our first stop was in Greyfriars Kirkyard, an old, creepy cemetery with stories to tell. As soon as the tour guide said it was haunted I ...
... that I had no intention of partaking in? Well, at £200, all inclusive, it was the only way to secure 'cheap', central accommodation in Edinburgh over the Hogmanay period...still, I must be one of the few people in the world miserable enough to actively avoid a 'tour' I have signed up for, and take pleasure in doing so! (I am doing myself a slight disservice here, as I did participate in the torchlight procession on the first night, which involved marching down Castle ...