Collingwood Arms Hotel
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- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... ships and munitions. He became one of the richest men of his time. In 1863 he and his wife bought a piece of land on the bare moors and built a small weekend retreat. Over the years he added to it twice and they planted 7 million trees and shrubs. They built lakes up on the moors that would power the first hydroelectric lights in the world. Armstrong loved to tinker and invent and he put many conveniences into his ...
... didn't get to see the other villages. We went to a pub for a beer and watched the highlights of the final 22 overs of the Test Match. Got a bit of stick when we told them we were from Australia.
When we left Melrose by the back road we found we were about a mile from the Abbey when we turned back. The Scots like signposts as much as Sydney does.
Monday. Another day another move.
This time back to the Newcastle ...
... the rest of him being in Dunfermline (quite a lot of this used to go on) and quite possibly of Michael Scott the wizard who used to live in Aikwood Tower.
Various people have had a go at the abbey over the years with various bits being destroyed, burnt or blown up with cannonballs so it's amazing there's so much of it left really.
HVM met ...
This weekend the Arcadia kids took a day trip bus tour to the Southern area of Scotland. Our first stop was the Traquair house, which is Scotland's oldest inhabited house. The dates given in Arcadia's wee trip summary are 1107-2007, but people are still living in the house today, just not really in the area where the tours are given. We first went to the family's private chapel, which was freezing because it was actually cold on this day, unlike most ...
... Scott and we walked up 287 steps to the top. Before taking the bus to Ediburgh Airport we had the best Chinese buffet I have ever had in my life at this place called Jimmy Wong's or something. It wasn't like a tacky Chinese buffet in America where it's dark and the decorations are awful, it was modern, trendy, bright and full of people. The food was great. On the bus ride to the airport we ended up talking to a really cool guy. I don't remember his name. He was ...