Monthly Archives: September 2016

The River Clyde Walkway in Glasgow

Twenty-one bridges span the Clyde in central Glasgow. It takes approximately 2 1/2 hours to walk the Heritage Trail between the first and the 21st bridges. I just walked the trail between two of these bridges and crossed both of … Continue reading

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J.K. Rowling and the Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh

After visiting the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh one day last May we walked a block up George IV Bridge to have a late afternoon lunch at the Elephant House Cafe. It was probably the best time of day … Continue reading

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MM3-24 The View from Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh

We had lunch one day at the Elephant House Cafe in Edinburgh. The place is now famous because J.K. Rowling wrote most of her first Harry Potter book there. The cafe is located on George IV Bridge about a block … Continue reading

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About that dancing along the Clyde…

Well, after posting that story about the dancers on the river Clyde in Glasgow the other day (see here) I decided to take a look at some of the other pictures I took that day, including about another half-dozen that … Continue reading

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Friday Friends: Jerry Dwyer, Reader

Originally posted on Key of Dee:
Happy Friday, Friends!  I interview authors, bloggers, and readers on Fridays. We are #hunanswholovebooks. Today I am delighted to share a very special interview with you: my own dear father, who instilled in me…

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MM 3-23 Dancing along the River Clyde in Glasgow

I was walking along the River Clyde in Glasgow one Sunday during our recent trip to Scotland and came across this scene. There were lots of other people walking along just like me. And some were on bikes. And some … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Museum in Edinburgh

We visited the National Museum of Scotland one day during our stay in Edinburgh. Two-thirds of the museum is devoted to art, design, science, technology and the natural world outside Scotland. We chose to spend our time solely in the … Continue reading

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