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I’m a proud Scot and a proud Briton.

Like many – perhaps most – Scots I am denied the vote in the referendum because of the naked fiddling of the franchise by the First Minister to stack the odds in his favour. 158 more words

Better Together

August Rainfall so far...

Just a quick blog about this months rainfall across the British Isles, which was exceptional in some parts of NE Scotland, with Fair Isle on top with a 186 mm of rain. 61 more words


14th August, 2014 - A strange dream

Today’s strange dream…

The wind blew open the double French doors (we don’t have double French doors!) and mum’s black cat flew into the garden (the garden looked nothing like ours either!). 24 more words


1st August, 2014 - Mum car number plate

Thought of mum all the way home and for the rest of the day, after seeing a car driving in front of me with the personalised number plate MUM. 8 more words


Twining's & Once

Twining’s is my favorite brand of British tea, and Elea’s as well. Elea discovered  Twining’s has a tea shop on the Strand in London, and was determined to go. 269 more words

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The fruition of dreams

August 28th is quickly approaching, the date of my departure for London. I still can’t quite believe it’s happening. This trip has been in the works for over two years, and now it is less than a month away. 287 more words


Writers' London

St. Bride’s is known as the “Wedding Cake Church” for its distinctive Wren spire, but it is also the Journalist’s Church, just off of Fleet St., the traditional home of British newspapers.  292 more words

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