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Loch Lomond

Perhaps if I had given this scene the title ‘Summer in Scotland’ it might put you off ever visiting here. In truth, this summer has been cool and damp and as I write this at the end of July, the weather is the same, perhaps worse, as it’s raining. 74 more words


Queen of the Loch - Balloch

Queen of the Loch is a fairly new addition to the restaurant scene in Balloch. The restaurant is a branch of carvery chain, Marston’s, so it was a cheap but decent option for five adults and my cousin’s two year old. 400 more words

Cumbernauld Old Parish Church

As the Forge Community Centre, Balloch will be closed for essential maintenance at the beginning of August, there will be just one service at Cumbernauld Old on… 59 more words


Day 23: Loch Lomond Highland Games

Saturday, July 18, 2015
How could I go to Scotland and not see authentic Highland Games?
Well… I couldn’t!

Balloch hosts one of the larger Games in Scotland: … 696 more words

British Studies

Day 22: Edinburgh and Balloch

Friday, July 17, 2015
A day to explore Edinburgh with Mom and Anahit before travelling to Balloch!

Unfortunately, I suck at taking pictures.

We visited… 158 more words

British Studies

Beastie Swim Loch Lomond

I entered a swim at Balloch on Loch Lomond called the Wee Beastie swim to be held in late July. This event comprised three distances of 400m, a half-mile, or the full mile. 1,301 more words

In a mist

We really only had a day to explore Balloch, which felt both very new and very familiar.  New, because we haven’t visited  for 30 years (mea culpa), and I have forgotten much.   250 more words