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Friends from several countries flew in for my belated birthday celebration. In addition to being one of my dearest friends, Tom and I work on several projects together so he flew in early from the States before being joined by his wife, daughter and son-in-law a few days later. I decided to show Tom what … The post Inverary and St Conan’s Kirk, Scotland appeared first on Luxurious Nomad.
The last weekend in September friends from all over the world to belatedly celebrate my birthday… with many of them staying here on the loch… …and it seemed a shame to have so many amazing people with amazing talents, intellects, and knowledge to be in the one place and not to share those gifts with … The post Best Birthday Ever! (post 1 of 3) appeared first on Luxurious Nomad.
…continued… …and so after another full day, we went back and changed into our ‘bling’ for a glorious evening at Fruin Farm… …to be continued… The post Best Birthday Ever! (post 2 of 3) appeared first on Luxurious Nomad.
…continued… …and we even had a real-life pipe major give us instruction on the bagpipes… …and two rainbows on the way home… …to have such wonderful friends… I am so very, very blessed… “There is nothing I wouldn’t do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves; … The post Best Birthday Ever! (post 3 of 3) appeared first on Luxurious Nomad.
I decided to show my dear friend Tom what my ‘Luxurious Nomad’ lifestyle was like re combining work and exploring and so decided to go for a mini-road-trip to Inverary and St Conan’s Kirk, working in the car and in a pub we found along the way…
I feel so incredibly blessed to have found such an extraordinarily beautiful place to curl up and write… and such lovely people…
The Braemar Gathering has been on my bucket list for many, many years – and yesterday had the most wonderful day finally checking that item off the list!
Situated in Balloch in Scotland, The Maid; is the very last paddles steamer to be built in Britain – and is the UK’s only remaining example of an ‘up and doon’ vessel A what? A ship that has been built twice!
I stayed in a hotel in Glasgow for a few days taking care of some errands, getting Prince serviced etc, before heading up to my lovely piece of Heaven on Loch Long … and on the way, called in to Overtoun House, home of the fabled Dog Suicide Bridge.