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Mhairi’s 70th Birthday in Edinburgh

Bill’s cousin Mhairi had organised her party well in advance so that all of the cousins etc could attend.  A room was hired in Fishers Restaurant in Leith Harbour and we first met for drinks in Malmaison. We stayed nearby … Continue reading

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Edinburgh – Bill’s 60th

We rented a huge flat in York Place for one week to share with our American friends John, Debra and Paul and also John and Therese from France.  Fantastic views looking down Broughton Street to the Forth and Fife and … Continue reading

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Visit to Scotland – 7th to 14th March

Flew to Edinburgh from Weeze with Ryanair.  Ryanair call Weeze their ‘Dusseldorf’ airport but it’s not in Dusseldorf but much closer to the Dutch border which is handy for us.  A 45 minute shuttle bus ride to the ex-RAF airport … Continue reading

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Visit to Edinburgh

For the first time in about 15 years, we went to Edinburgh to experience the Festival. Four plays and one concert, ate at some fantastic restaurants and saw many of our friends. The plays were the three James’ plays at … Continue reading

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Visit to Scotland – 8th – 17th March

A week’s visit to Scotland visiting North Berwick, Edinburgh and Aviemore. Stayed with Stewart and Lesley in North Berwick in their new house that they’re busy doing up. Stewart now works in the centre of Edinburgh so we met him … Continue reading

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Edinburgh, 15th – 20th Sept

We flew with Air France from San Francisco to Paris and then connected to Edinburgh.  Flight was great as we were in a 747 and paid a wee bit extra for seats in the upstairs which is much quieter and … Continue reading

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UK February Visit

A quick visit to Scotland and London. Went to an OU conference in London which was worthwhile to find out what others were proposing for their dissertations. Great weather considering it had snowed the week before!

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Edinburgh

Went back to Edinburgh to sit my Open University exam for the Arts History Master Foundation course.  Decided to rent a place in town for a week so I could study and revise before the exam.  Found a lovely place … Continue reading

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London – the last stretch

I got the train from London to Edinburgh after a few days in London (with a cold!).  Met up with Eleanor and stayed with her at Corstorphine. Thursday, Bill arrived from Amsterdam and his Dad met him at the airport.  … Continue reading

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Another Burns Supper

We were invited to a Burn’s Supper in San Francisco.  We recently started going to events run by the Edinburgh University Alumni club and they’re a good way of networking.  Kevin who lives nearby also went to Edinburgh so the … Continue reading

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