Monthly Archives: January 2011

Glasgow – City of Intriguing Changes

I am not posting in chronological order, so here’s a little offering about Glasgow – 28th – 30th December 2010. We arrived in Glasgow at 7.30am. It was dark & wet, I felt like it was time to go to … Continue reading

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Everyone Says It, But You Don’t Believe Until It Happens

More on Scotland & the new year in Britain soon, but I have got a job (temporary for a month, then we’ll see!) and now have no time. I leave at 7am (in the dark) and get home at 7pm … Continue reading

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Sarah writes a Guest Post on Barcelona. Better late than never!

Sarah is going to give her impressions of Spain, as I did not have the joy of its amazing food & architecture this time around… Take it away Sarah! I have the Power!!!!!!! Katie stayed in England to go to … Continue reading

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Past Glories

In the early days of December we visited Hampton Court Palace, in essence to see the palace that features in the life & times of Henry VIII, but mostly for the food. The first weekend of every month, Hampton Court … Continue reading

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There where the hills are sleeping, now feel the blood a-leaping, high as the spirits of the old Highland Men! A Torchlight Procession is a brilliant way to start of the Hogmanay celebrations in the Scottish capital. Over 20,000 people … Continue reading

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