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Boarding the Royal Yacht Britannia

More images from my recent trip to Edinburgh, this time away from the craziness of the festival.

It was pretty fascinating to see the The Royal Yacht Britannia… 75 more words


Glen Doll - Unplugging for Quality Time

Last weekend was an interesting one. I finished work early so my girlfriend and I decided to take a trip into the Scottish mountains. Bags were packed, thrown into the back of the car, and a few hours later we were parking at Glen Doll ranger base ready to begin our adventure. 360 more words


SBT does the Five Ferries

The Five Ferries is an iconic Scottish road cycle on the west coast of Scotland.

Regarded by many as a one day challenge and indeed run as a challenge in one of it’s guises, the Five Ferries is a approx 100 miles long, you travel on Five Ferries, two islands and 3 peninsulas. 292 more words


When is Big Ben More Important than Scotland?

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I have found myself asking myself this question recently as i suspect many of you have also asked yourselves.

The answer may surprise you, on the other hand it may not.  568 more words


Equality News Update: Crackdown on drink buying for minors

A campaign to stop adults buying alcohol for under-age teenagers in North Lanarkshire is being credited with cutting crime and public drinking. 128 more words


My Maternal 10th. Great Grandmother, Margaret MacDougall (Campbell), Scotland

Margaret Macdougall, daughter of Duncan Macdougall and Margaret Maclane

Born: about 1582 in Dunollie, Argyllshire, Scotland

Married: 1615 in Dunollie, Argyllshire, Scotland to Iain Campbell… 11 more words