- Music Makes The World Go Round
'==Where Words Fail, Music Speaks== Hans Christian Anderson'
Music is a way of life. It shapes your moods and thoughts, opens your mind and lets your imagination run wild.
Since being abroad, my ipod has been my best friend, provi Posted by missadelaide in Thoughts of a Crimson Haired Girl | Dec 17, 2013
- The NorthEdinburgh, Scotland – tartan, cashmere, castles and bagpipes. We arrived in Edinburgh late in the afternoon. Feeling exhausted after a long drive which took us through the Lakes District of England and up through Ayr before coming across to Edinburgh. Posted by AllisonP in leave of absence | Dec 14, 2013
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This, too, shall end? I cannot help but think this transience is slowly degenerating me. Not only does nothing seem permane Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 27, 2013
- Walking in ScotlandWalking all day. In Scotland it truly feels like walking, not hiking. Even the highlands are not so very high. Orkney is another end-of-the-world kind of place. Everything eternally grey, the sun forgotten how to shine. Heather everywhere. The famo Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 25, 2013
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What, the sun come out again? I could sleep and sleep and sleep, Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 23, 2013
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How many versions of this photo have I taken already? But it gets me every time.
We have to scrabble up those Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 19, 2013
- Scotland TourWe just got back to Glasgow after spending a week exploring scotland. We caught the train over to Edinburgh (all the way across scotland in about an hour) and spent the night there. Got to check out the Castle and Posted by NickandJo in Nick and Jo Europe 2013 | Dec 8, 2013
- Back to reality
By the time it gets to midsummer it is cold, wet and miserable again.
Midsummer in the Northern hemisphere; the summer solstice, the time of the longest days and shortest nights, fo Posted by noratheexplorer in Nora The Explorer | Dec 2, 2013
- Scotish WeddingHeaded out to the countryside to Alison and Ians wedding on an estate. There was bagpipes! Posted by NickandJo in Nick and Jo Europe 2013 | Nov 29, 2013
And suddenly, out of nowhere, summer arrives. Glorious wide blue skies, a big round yellow sun, heat like I didn't think was possible on an island. The colours and Posted by noratheexplorer in Nora The Explorer | Nov 29, 2013
- And now for a proper adventure
It's May 5th and supposedly late spring in the British Isles. It's totally miserable; freezing cold, blowing a gale and lashing rain, as it has done since I retur Posted by noratheexplorer in Nora The Explorer | Nov 28, 2013
- Views from a busIt was a very late night last night with Kona - Aussies were successful - Men's Pro second place with Luke McKenzie being overrun towards the end - Mirinda ran beautifully to finish strong for the Women's Pro win. With Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 13, 2013
- Wandering around townHad a chat with the owner of our B&B this morning - what a co-incidence - David has just discovered triathlons - so we had a good chat and I'll be sharing a few of my hints with him.
We chose Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 12, 2013
- Our last moveAfter our night looking after our country manor, we went down to the huge dining room, with one table set at the window with long white tablecloths - our breakfast table - the chef in the kitchen - just for Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 11, 2013
- Welcome to the Barron castleWe left Oban and our lovely hosts, Mike and Maureen on (you guessed it) a beautiful sunny morning! We were hoping we weren't taking the rain with us - and we were right - we had a glorious day to Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 10, 2013
- Round tripWe picked a round trip for our last day in Oban - south to Kilmartin around the bottom of the Argyll shire area, then followed the Loch (can't remember which one) north to Inverary then back around the top to Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 9, 2013
- Discovering ObanAnother slow paced day today - there was not enough interest in a boat ride, so they weren't running any today and the weather wasn't forecast to be too good tomorrow, so they weren't running any tomorrow either, so foot Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 8, 2013
- Indoor day todayToday is the first day for three weeks when the weather has prevented us from doing as we planned - Scottish mist that was a bit too heavy to allow us to do the planned walks today - but it Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 7, 2013
- Back on the mainlandWe headed off early-ish from our hotel this morning, as we wanted to fit a castle visit in before our ferry ride. On the south side of Skye was the Clan Donald estate, which was 20,000 acres and included the Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 6, 2013
- Relaxed on SkyeWe woke up to another Scottish mist - our second day in a row with weather we were expecting to experience the whole time we were here! It cleared to a lovely sunny afternoon. After breakfast this morning, we hopped Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 5, 2013
- Back on the roadAfter two full days of relaxing (if you call hours and hours of hill walking and cliff scrambling, relaxing!), we set off again doing the touristy stuff. First though, we stopped in Gairloch to walk up to the Flowerdale waterfall Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 4, 2013
- R&R in paradiseAnother quick update from a slow, slow network - and I know why it is slow ... because life ought to be slow in such a beautiful place like this. We have really relaxed - caught up on sleep, played Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 3, 2013
- Good WeatherThe sun appeared again today, and I felt a little less as though I had been exiled in forgotten lands. Warmth returned; it's July once more.
In character, the United Kingdom reminds me much of America. The people here seem more Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 18, 2013
- Bad WeatherStrong gusts and spitting mists today. We walked for a few hours and then retired to our tent where I spent the evening absorbed in Wuthering Heights while Chris napped. I thought the novel would be appropriate for this landscape, Posted by chschen in Teenie Travels | Jul 17, 2013
- Settled in now, to go slow for 2 daysVery short blog tonight, as I am on very very slow satellite internet at the Rua Reidh lighthouse. We have 3 nights here - two full days of not going anywhere in the car, simply wandering by foot! Dinner tonight Posted by debsonthemove in The Barron's big adventure | Oct 1, 2013