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Castle Continued

The castle is set on the outskirts of a small town.  There is a road that runs up to the castle with houses on the opposite side.  The road ends at a small carpark and there is a small river … Continue reading

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Holy shit. It’s a castle!

There was a bit of hullaballoo when my mother headed back home and I continued my journey alone.   We’d been to Temple Meads Station the day before to arrange for her transport to Heathrow. The folk at the ticket office … Continue reading

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Ugh … Ahh…

Despite my grumbling about our stay in Inverness, I actually liked the town.  Bustling and growing, it had a weird vibe that I don’t know how to describe without sounding insane.  It seemed a bit like a rough and tumble … Continue reading

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Wish I’d kipped on the banquette at Nellie Dean’s

Our next port of call was Inverness and then on to our Airbnb stay in the Western Highlands.  This was the view from the train en route to Inverness. And this was the pretty view from my room in Inverness:  … Continue reading

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Smoking ruins

When I first arrived at Heathrow as an eager 18 year old ripe for adventure, I was part of a group bound for Enrichment at Oxford.  To help us overcome our jet-lag, they herded us from plane to coach and … Continue reading

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Legal Castles

One aspect of my mother’s resistance to cancelling our trip was her interest in being in Edinburgh for the referendum.  Another aspect was “showing [me] Scotland” as it is her birthplace and I had never been.  In the event, she … Continue reading

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Royally Riled

I’ve taken a philosophy course or two and I really enjoyed reading Leibniz.  Coming from a math background, I was curious about him:  Newton gets all the press because of his laws of motion and his batshit-crazy alchemy but Leibniz … Continue reading

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Edinburgh was better than I’d dared to hope.

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Only 3,000 miles to go…

I am way behind the wings.  Way behind. You can’t get a real sense of the unease behind this photo.  But it’s there alright.    

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Intermission

Look familiar?

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