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... my paternal
grandmother’s father. I found information going back 3 generations. I was so
excited. William Galloway (the elder) was a stone mason turned sculptor who married
his first cousin at the age of 38 at the Royal British Hotel in Edinburgh. This
is the hotel where I am staying! He was
one of four children to George Galloway, the others being George, Elizabeth and
Janet. My search ground to a halt with the next generation. David Galloway ...
... early to do the free walking tour of Edinburgh. This was an amazing tour and would recommend you checking them out. They run tours all over the world, all for free! Our tour guide was Johnney, a very informative little scottish guy that was about our age. We started at the city hall building (which used to have pigs roaming wild), St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, Greyfriar's Cemetery (see below for the full story on this), and ended back at the bridge looking at ...
... interestingly enough, said he had been to only two places in the States - Las Vegas and Buffalo. Buffalo? Really? Once Alfred was all squared away and safely parked at least a foot from the curb back by the hotel, we walked to the Royal Mile for a little shopping and lunch. We were trying to find a ladies kilt in the dress Wallace plaid - just like the one that Grandma (Ann Quarles Wallace) Talley used to wear every Christmas - but apparently most ...
We traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland to meet up with our youngest son, Kyle, at the end of his study in Wales. The three days were filled with bagpipes, castles, fish & chips, ale, and shopping. The ...
Had to do a post solely for this as I wanted to post quite a few pics. I headed up town on Sunday for "The Carnival". Once again the weather was sensational. Princes Street was closed to all traffic and turned into a pedestrian mall. Not a lot to say other than it was a day of colour, music, rhythm and fun. The drumming bands were amazing and it was hard to stay standing still as everyone soon realised. The Dancers were fantastic covering folk, belly ...
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