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College

Photos taken around the Borders College Galashiels campus.

Photography

CASK FAILS & SCOTTISH BREAKFAST IN CLOVENFORDS

Those of you who are good at maths will have noticed that 3 pints were drunk in Spoons in Galashiels, which is both an endorsement of that fine establishment and an admission that careful planning can go awry. 374 more words

GALA FAIRY QUEEN (OF THE SPOONS)

An uneventful trip into Scotland culminated in the Wetherspoons at Galashiels , as it must.  I’d suggested a detour to the “Born in the Borders… 542 more words

Willie Bold's Well, Galashiels, Selkirkshire

Healing Well (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NT 49384 35696

Archaeology & History

An all-but-forgotten well that was said to be named after a local forester and ranger in the 18th century—called Willie Bold, obviously.   198 more words

Archaeology

Oot and aboot

Newcastle – a spontaneous day trip to Seven Stories, Baltic, and The Quayside Market

Abbotsford House – home of Sir Walter Scott, nestled in the beautiful Scottish Borders… 73 more words

Travel

PIGEON CHESS IN GALASHIELS

I can’t speak for Charles, who was oddly obsessed with Bathgate, but I’d really been looking forward to Galashiels, which I’d assumed to be the… 461 more words