Doors of the Royal Yacht Britannia

Doors of the Royal Yacht Britannia

  Royal Yacht Britannia. When I shared some photographs from my time at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh in this post, I also mentioned that we had purchased the 48-hour Royal Edinburgh ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus tours. We went that route because it included fast-track admission into Edinburgh Castle, The Palace Of Holyroodhouse, and The [...]

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard

Scotland. It's Halloween, so of course, my travel tale had to come from a graveyard! Originally the question was... which one? I visited quite a few graveyards while in Scotland. I've already shared about visiting the Necropolis in Glasgow. As luck would have it, while I was hunting some information on Flodden Wall for last [...]

What does your chill time look like?

What does your chill time look like?

  Chill. Relax. Chillax. Where, or when, or how, or with whom, do you find this place? That's what Nikki over at Flying Through Water has asked us to ponder this week. Originally, I thought I'd say yoga. Yoga. I shared a little about how yoga has been transformative in my life in this post. [...]

The Millennium Clock

The Millennium Clock

  National Museum of Scotland. Time. "Time and tide waits for no man" Or as my husband is fond of saying: "Time waits for no one." The Millennium Clock. The museum label for The Millennium Clock states that it the clock was made in Glasgow in 1999. It is a collaborative effort of sculptor-mechanic Eduard Bersudsky, sculptor-furniture [...]