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A Castle on a Hill

One of the great things about Scotland is that it’s chock full of castles. Everywhere you go, there’s a castle. And I love a good castle. 894 more words


Castles of the UK: Stirling Castle

After our adventures in Cumbria, we crossed the border into Scotland. We stayed in Glasgow for two nights before heading into the beginning of the highlands. 1,140 more words

Crazed Ramblings

'It's roughly a billion dollar industry': Southern Alberta gets its first short line railway

Train tracks between Foremost and Stirling, Alta. sat idle for 11 years but that’s not the case anymore. Forty Mile Rail bought the 72 kilometres of tracks from Canadian Pacific Railway to make southern Alberta’s first… 317 more words


I’m interrupting the tale of my parents’ trip around Japan to share a short trip I took to Scotland last week.  I used to travel to Stirling very regularly with work, but haven’t been for quite some time.  325 more words


Comedy: Russell Kane at The Albert Halls for one night only

Following the success of his sold-out spring tour, Russell Kane is back with his new, highly anticipated show ‘Right Man, Wrong Age.’

The 2010 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner’s show promises to be a highly relatable comedic exploit of the question: Are we ever really the “right” age? 379 more words


Under Glass

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A Soviet funeral monument in the Roman style encased in glass, Novodevichiy Cemetery, Moscow

Martyrs Monument, Valley Cemetery, Stirling, Scotland… 371 more words


The Grill Room Colessio Hotel 33 Spittal Street, Stirling, Scotland

I visited The Grill Room at the Colessio Hotel, Stirling, Scotland, both for breakfast and dinner.

The dining room is modern and brightly lit. The staff are pleasant and courteous and although I was dining alone, I was never hidden away or offered an unattractive table. 73 more words

Valerie Penny