Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... have some of the old fashioned things I love that are hard to find in the U.S., such as boater hats, bowler hats, and ascot ties. One overcoat in the back caught my eye immediately and I zeroed my focus in on it. It was a one-of-a-kind creation and fit me like a glove. It was pretty whimsical and bold for the shop it was in. The fabric is hard to describe. Up close, it is a heathered orange and blue but most people would see it as brownish from ...
Hmmm. When's my orientation? I believe it's the twelfth. Yes, twelfth. Was yesterday the eleventh? Yes.. wait, why do I know that? I like the number eleven. Like at 11:11 and you're meant to make a wish. I always forget to make a wish. I've had a few texts sent to me at 11:11 lately.. I hope that means I'm lucky. Why am I thinking about this again? ORIENTATION. TWELFTH. TODAY.
In true Ann Scarr style I had approximately an hour to get my act together ...
... I said to her towards the end, "you must be exhausted after one of these tours!" and she said, "och, I do need a wee sup o' water!" But I fear for the long-term damage to her vocal chords, as we saw her doing it all again about half an hour later.
The tour was worth it, as it gave us a good idea of the various buildings on the rock, what we wanted to see and what we wouldn't bother about. It appears to be mostly military museums (count 'em, THREE!) and ...
... bus first and cleared the seat behind him so I had a seat to my self. We drove for about 15 min and then had to get off the bus for a 45 min break so I went and ate my bun and banana and went to the toilet. Then got back on the bus and went to sleep but it wasn't very comfortable. Then we picked up another guy and he had to sit next to me cause the bus was full so it was much more uncomfortable. ...
... lady there said people don't get going until 11am. (by the way,15 pounds to do 2 bags of laundry and she did it all for us where as the hotel charge 12 pound just for 1 pair of jeans!!! We love her!)
Anyway onto the auction house! A couple of wrong turns later (we headed under the Clyde through the tunnels to the other side of the City) and we were there. Registered and ready to bid! Some really cheap lots of jewellery came up but by the time they saw my hand it was ...
Other places to stay in Glasgow
West End, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $87
East Kilbride Road, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $99
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Victoria Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Neilston Road, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $116
80 Busby Road, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $180
Shettleston, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $65