Archive for August, 2005

Back To School

Friday, August 26th, 2005

It’s back to school time here in Scotland.

You often hear Scottish kids complain that English schools go back two weeks later, but everyone conveniently forgets that in England they don’t break up for summer until well into July!

This is our local high school here in Erskine. Not a soul to be seen, as they’re […]

A Trip To ‘The Wheel’

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

On Friday Grace and I decided to have a day off, and we drove to Falkirk (pronounced ‘fall’ - as in ‘to fall down’ - and ‘kirk’) to see the Falkirk Wheel, a contraption that’s the only one of its kind in the world.

My mother is always keen on a jaunt in the countryside, […]

A View From What Bridge?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005