Found this display of bits of old pottery from I believe Roman times, or thereabouts in the museum at Melrose Abbey in the Scottish Borders. I admire archaeologists – I would probably toss out most of this as “junk”, especially when it’s caked in mud.
Katja certainly is the international baby. She’s Scottish on account of her place of birth, British also on account of place of birth but also through descent from her Mum, Australian through descent from her Mum and German through descent from her Dad. So you’d think with all of these options getting a passport turned [...]
After 6 years in Ireland I’ve decided that the weather here just isn’t up to the advertised standard. So I’m headed off to Scotland, where I’m told that they have good, proper to-the-bones cold. When I first arrived in Ireland I knew nothing about the place except for what I’d seen on the news or [...]
I’ve been looking forward to this for months and today was the day – the Scotland Geocaching Mega Event. I arrived in Edinburgh on Friday night and we were up early to catch the train to Perth, over the Firth of Forth fabulous bridge and through some gorgeous countryside to the small town. As we [...]