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The Scottish Leg

Day 9 – Aberdeen
On the road to Aberdeen we stop at Glamis castle to take in a brown sign and some Scottish culture. It’s a lovely building, not what you’d classically call a castle.A few photos then on to our destination.
I’m beginning to loathe touch screen technology with a passion. We are in apartment which has a kitchenette and two fancy modern hobs which I can be buggered if I can get working. I have to press down hard on the glass surface to get them to come on so I can cook some actual real food instead of the crap I’ve been eating all week.… Continue Reading

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Scottish & Newcastle

Day 6 – Newcastle Upon Tyne
Try as we might we couldn’t cancel the guest house in Dunstable the previous night to make a bit of headway on the road North. The landlady and her massive dog – with a tongue like carwash roller – was adamant we must endure her hospitality, despite the fact that the lad on the desk looked us in the eye and admitted he didn’t know what he was doing.
A long drive next morning was rewarded with the emotional sight of the Tyne’s many bridges, hello Newcastle, I miss you.
My lass flies home from the states today, she left before the tour started and it’ll be another week or so before I see her, she send’s me messages using a combination of phone text, smart phone app and facebook.… Continue Reading