When careening down the 'wrong' side of a curvy road in the hinterlands and suddenly coming upon a busy roundabout, sounds emerge from one’s mouth reflexively that resemble a bad impersonation of a humpback whale. (picture Dori in Finding Nemo) Upon the counsel of the brave man riding shotgun in the left-sided passenger seat, courage … Continue reading Driving Out Loud
(aside: this is a task for 'Blog class') With winter in a perpetual state of 'meh' and my mental state of similar ilk, I had a sudden spasm of physical activity last week and I jogged two entire miles down to the beach here in Aberdeen! These visits are rare and are always shocking to … Continue reading Surfing in Aberdeen
The fun of 'cultural adjustments' plus local photo ops make for great top ten lists! Enjoy.... You might be in Scotland if....... #1. Your washing machine is in your kitchen. (And this is your dryer.) #2. The burners on your 'cooker' have 2 settings: 'Off' and 'Nuclear Fission' #3. Your cell phone charger is an … Continue reading You Might Be in Scotland if…….
St. Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, even for the amateur photographer like me, was a bonanza! We went inside on a bit of a treasure hunt. Hubs had said there was a mystery inside but he could not tell me what it was... We were lucky to be there as the sun was playing on the … Continue reading Light, Shadow and ‘Celebrity’ in St. Giles Cathedral