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An Afternoon in Edinburgh

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | Views [1670] | Comments [2]

Before flying out, I decided I needed to spend an afternoon checking out this cool city.  As it turned out, I should really have got up earlier and got an earlier bus (damn 2-hour journey).  Didn't have a lot of time, but I did get to: Listen to busking ... Read more >

Tags: edinburgh, kopparberg cider, royal mile, scotland

How Not To Go To Rothesay: Libby's Guide

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | Views [1095]

*Quick explanation: my great-grandfather came to NZ from Rothesay , so it's my closest link to any country other than NZ.  I wasn't planning to go but, while in St Andrews, I realised that it wasn't actually so far away...* Decide, on the spur of ... Read more >

Tags: bus ride, failed trip, getting to rothesay, glasgow, rothesay, train fail

Living the High Life in St Andrews

Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | Views [905] | Comments [1]

It was a fun few days in St Andrews, pretending I was part of the elite social class that golfs there/that I was some kind of intellectual masters student.  Neither of which are likely to happen any time soon... or ever.  So, here's some stuff ... Read more >

Tags: castle, cathedral ruins, irn bru, rabbits, scotland, scottish tablet, st andrews

Scotland Ho!

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Views [907] | Comments [2]

Well, I survived the overnight bus-ride without too much hassle.  I think the biggest problem I had was deciding which flavour of chips would be best to get when we did a midnight stop!  Even managed to doze a bit, as I didn't have anyone next to me.... Read more >

Tags: bus, edinburgh, kilt, milo, prince street park, scotland, st andrews

Still in London-town!

Sunday, 29 May 2011 | Views [1014] | Comments [1]

And I've done quite a few cool things.  :)  I'm into bullet points lately, so here goes: Caught up with Raewyn (and Mike), ate onion dip and bacon and egg pie.  Thanks, Raewyn: good work, even with the threat of an onion emergency!  Unfortunately, ... Read more >

Tags: big ben, blues, borough market, camden markets, hampstead heath, london, pub, putney, south bank, v&a museum

Random Reflections on London

Friday, 27 May 2011 | Views [764] | Comments [2]

Howdy folks... Well, after stressing, first about the volcanic cloud and then about actually getting to my plane in time for check-in (stupid journey to the airport took just over 2 hours.  Damn Toulouse traffic making the shuttle take its maximum of ... Read more >

Tags: london, new zealander, observations, travel



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