Monthly Archives: August 2011

Culzean

Friday was dry so we headed to Culzean Castle. After a look at the deer we had a look round the castle – excellent with great views. Then we wandered down to the beach and through some of the gardens. We were all a bit so didn’t see all of the gro… Continue reading

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Trip to Alloway

We have NTS membership so we decided spend a couple of days over in Ayrshire to see Burns and Culzean. So on Thursday we headed west ward in the rain to visit Alloway. We arrived at lunchtime and after lunch we had a wander round the musuem. A gre… Continue reading

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Three days at the Fringe

Last Saturday (6th August), Monday (8th August) and Tuesday (9th August) we spent enjoying seeing shows at the Fringe – 6 in total. We had Sunday off as a day of rest. On Saturday we already had tickets to see Daniel Sloss in the evening but at lu… Continue reading

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A day at the Fringe

We started off this morning at C in Chamber Street (Adam House) to see Shakespeare for Breakfast – coffee and croisant included. We had got tickets on 2 for 1 for locals. A good show based on Macbeth set in his College years. Terry managed to sit … Continue reading

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Trip to Glasgow

We had a lazy morning and were unsure of what to do on Thursday as it was pouring with rain, so decided to go to Glasgow to see the new Riverside museum. When we got there the car park was full and none of felt like walking in the rain so we decid… Continue reading

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Royal Mile and Start of the Fringe

Today was another day spent on the Royal Mile. We had downloaded a Treasure Trail and went about finding answers to clues to identify the killer in the murder mystery. On the way we stopped at The Writers Museum – a lovely little museum with work … Continue reading

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National Museum of Scotland

Last night we went to a members evening at the newly reopened National Museum of Scotland. We were at the opening on Friday but didn’t manage to see some of the galleries as it was so busy. It was good to have a look round when it was quieter. It … Continue reading

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