Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Residence

I would like to take a moment to talk about the Edinburgh Residence. When a friends mother generously offered up her time share over a year ago, I took about three seconds to consider it. To be honest, there was … Continue reading

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Day Seven

Where did seven days go? It feels like yesterday that plane landed on Scottish soil. A bit of an ‘off’ day today. No real plans and downtown is totally jammed because the queen is visiting. As far as I can … Continue reading

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Day Six – coach trip into England

Back in the early 1980s, I picked up something to read in a second hand book store in Irvine, California. Holy Blood, Holy Grail has been read about 4 times now, and referred to often. This book set off a … Continue reading

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Day Five

Awake bright and early this morning and it was still is a little grey. Forecast was for rain, but time is wasting and there was a bus calling! Found a Marks & Spencers on Princess St that served up a … Continue reading

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Day Four

First rainy day of the trip. The original plan was to take a tour that hit all the Unesco World Heritage highlights, but sitting up top an open double decker for some reason didn’t appeal. Going back to bed for … Continue reading

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Day Three – Burntisland

When I first started researching the family history, it was because of the Millars. My mothers family, specifically Alex Millar and his wife Janet Crombie, came to Canada in the early 1850s, settled in PEI, with most of their children. … Continue reading

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Day Two

Edinburgh. A city I have dreamed of for so long. Its everything and more. Living history and modern Architecture, something for everyone. The day starts at a French cafe, where the server is …. From France. Lots of French live … Continue reading

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