Collingwood Arms Hotel
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- Non-smoking hotel
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... br> There was the very small creek mentioned by David Ross, the only one in the area, he says, at which James Douglas might have taken up his defensive position, as described in ancient records. Today, it is forded by a very small bridge, and almost entirely engulfed by a long, narrow trail of purple flowers fed by it.
We could see the ridge over which some sources say the Gascons came, down which they charged.
Today, Skaithmuir is peaceful fields all around
... We speculated that it might have been the long spell of warm and sunny weather that we had enjoyed since early May that might have resulted in some plants completing their growth cycle earlier than usual. We had places to be so we moved on.
There was no great hurry to be at the Wellwood Hotel in the small Northumberland fishing village of Amble and after we had got through Newcastle (quite easy, though we were almost taken by surprise by the ...
... legs do the Quick Step and Charleston as they try to negotiate a safe path. We break from cloud and meet two walkers out for a stroll - why in such filthy conditions I ask and they remark It's such a pity that the Eildon Hills, with it's wonderful natural viewpoints has had it's windows 'steamed up'.
We complete the Cresta Run and seek solace, warmth and food in one of Melrose's finest.
... of staff offered to dog-sit while I toured the house.
Outside the front door we found a life sized dog carved in stone. This is Maida, Sir Walter’s wolf/deer hound who used to growl at easels because he was so sick and tired of being painted with his master and was so big he could clean a plate on a table without lifting a paw. Yup – I know something about that. Near the end of Maida’s life Sir Walter wrote to a friend that he finally ...
... he saw that the work of his apprentice was better than his own, which sent him into a jealous rage, and caused him to murder his apprentice. He was caught, tried, and killed for his crime. I don't know how much truth is in this story, but I did think the column on the right was done better than the others, and it was kinda cool to think about how something so simple could be so powerful. Then, we returned to Edinburgh. It was definietly a cool day trip ...