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MayBlossomEmpressofSpring

MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 17 Jun 2008 16:10


Holyhead maybe? everywhere in Wales is beautiful.

Have you been to Berwick on Tweed in the border country?


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Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 16:16

Hi Mara .
I live in the borders .
Where is it you would like to visit for a holiday ? as I may be of some help :-))
~Gem~

Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 16:19

Mara .
I've just come home from the Isles of Mull and Arran , Mull is really beautiful .

MayBlossomEmpressofSpring

MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 17 Jun 2008 16:23

Did the islands two years ago Gemeni when staying in Scotland really enjoyed the ferry hopping and the interesting islands but was dissapointed there were no Aran wool mills or the like to get some genuine Aran wool, but going to the distillery made up for this!

Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 16:31

Hi May .
Aye ! ,
there's no arran wool mills on Arran :-(( but I saw some wool on Isle of Iona in a shop ..£2.98 for 50 grm ...whew !!
I did love the ferry crossings.
We saw a black seal on the ferry ramp as we were waiting for the ferry to Iona , it kept honking for fish from a inshore fishing boat in which I gather it knew the fishing men...they did give him/her a good helping of fish ...It was a wonderful sight to watch .
~Gem~

GI YID

GI YID Report 17 Jun 2008 16:34

Not sure where to go, I just wondered if any of you guys had some suggestions, and it seems you have,

Mara

Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 16:35

May ,
We did go to a distillary in Tobermory and my OH was disappointed as it was very small ...he is a whiskey man .".Black Bottle "..cannae buy it in England :-((

Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 16:39

Mara ,
Is it just the borders you want to go to ?.
"Abbottsford House "..open to public ..it was once owned by Sir Walter Scott .
Melrose is a lovely tiny village with a ruined Abbey , Robert the Bruce's heart is buried there.

MayBlossomEmpressofSpring

MayBlossomEmpressofSpring Report 17 Jun 2008 17:28

Aran distillery is very nice have their own whiskey as well as many others, can do a tour very interesting and they have a wee tasting as well of whatever you choose, could get quite tipsey, lovely grounds to picnic, tour bus took us and dropped us off then picked us up again in time for ferry back to mainland.

jgee

jgee Report 17 Jun 2008 17:59

Hi Mara

welcome, nice to meet you , xx

GI YID

GI YID Report 17 Jun 2008 19:38

Thankyou Gemini yes those are the sort of places, I love history, probably why I came to Genes.


Hello Joan, and thankyou,


Mara

Granny  Grumps

Granny Grumps Report 17 Jun 2008 19:42

Hi Mara~~~~i'm the nice one of the bunch.............welcome to chat.

GI YID

GI YID Report 17 Jun 2008 21:06

Hello Granny, nice to meet you

Mara

Ceefer

Ceefer Report 17 Jun 2008 21:33

Hi Mara ,
I will get my OH to look thru all the leaflets we have as he's a mountaineer and he knows Scotland like the back of his hand ! LOL and I will put them on this board ...by the way , there's a William Wallace Monument in Stirling , it's worth a visit ..you can walk up, go up a flight of steps or get a bus ride up .
~Gem~

GI YID

GI YID Report 18 Jun 2008 05:15

Gemini, how very kind of you. Yes, the William Wallace Monument sounds like the sort of thing I would enjoy.

Mara

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe Report 18 Jun 2008 06:34

~~ waves to all, :)

Hi Mara

Shimmer's family had country cottage for many years in Coldingham near Borders, Edinburgh too.
OH from Dunfermline old capital of Scotland.

Shimmer has been to Pitlochry ... can watch salmon on their journey, jumping, has open air theatre too; Inverness, Edinburgh, Highlands, Seton Sands (beautiful beaches just outside Edinburgh) and more .... adores history.

Has family in Wales too, adores it there too. In fact, all over, Devon near Coldingham and more .....

Grew up in 'Care', has had many families, in touch with all.

Loves 'Chat', has 'family' here and so many dear friends.

Smiles :)

See ..........

Chatting, must get on lol! ...........

Hope to speak soon

Take care my friend

xxx Shimmer xxx

GI YID

GI YID Report 18 Jun 2008 06:46

Oh Shimmer, what a busy bee you are.


Mara

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe Report 18 Jun 2008 06:51

Hi Mara

Sorry hun, have underactive thyroid, ... tis not right at mo, affects memory............

Lol, (remember tis how Shimmer thinks, not laughing), suddenly realized had spoken, forgotten to check, elsewhere too with sisters and little bro ...

Being checked ....... me thinks too right! Smiles :)

Luvly to speak with you hun.

Where would you like to visit?

("Thinks, Shimmer remember asked Mara question..."

GI YID

GI YID Report 18 Jun 2008 06:59

Shimmer, as i've said before, I'm gathering ideas at the moment. Then, hopefully, I can find several places that interest me and visit them, either from a central base, or move around. Still in the early stages.

Mara

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe

ShimmsRedRoseAndMistletoe Report 18 Jun 2008 07:01

Sorry Mara

Did not read whole thread, opened, saw Scotland Wales.

Good idea.