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Aug 25, 2016 - Banff 2

This will be a short update to finish my time in and around Banff. The longer update about stuff around Inverness will follow. First, I must add a P.S. about driving in Scotland, and I presume England. I previously told you about the roads. What I did not tell you is that driving here will give you a chance to practice your passing skills on two lane roads. I forgot how challenging and fun that can be! Second, I ran across some interesting town names as I drove. For instance, there is Maryton, Marykirk, and Marykulture (all presumably...

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Aug 24, 2016 - Banff 1

The rest of today, 24 August, entailed lots of driving, but since it was sunny and only a bit cool, it made for a great day. Oh, I don't have my list of birthdays with me, but I believe today is the birthday (or close enough) of my friend Barb in Vancouver. Happy Birthday. Before I tell you about my adventures, I think a little bit about driving in Scotland is in order, especially for those who may plan to visit the country, which I heartily recommend. Driving on the left is not that big a deal, at least for me. You do have to pay attention...

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Sep 5, 2015 - Crovie, Scotland part 1

Sept 5 to 8 Grammar has been having too much fun touring and chatting and drawing. I thought she should post some drawings and photos; so I have bugged her into writing a summary of what we did the first 8 days in Scotland . She is leaving out the first day in Glasgow Sept 5 - travelling with Ruth and Andrew Currie - traveled via Aberdeen to Crovie (pronounced Crivvie) on the Banffshire coast - met Peter Currie ( son of Andrew and Ruth at the three kirks for lunch - looked at original main building of the university: second largest granite...

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