We just wandered today - with no theme or plan in mind. The overcast sky threatened rain, but none fell and the temperature stayed close enough to 50 to keep us mostly comfortable. -- We hit two of the 'must see's' in the guide book though, the graveyard at Greyfriers Kirk, and then Dunbar's Close … Continue reading Random Scottish bits
Month: December 2014
There’s no crying in Scotland!
I cried twice today. The first time was upon entering "Game Masters - The Exhibition" at the National Museum of Scotland. The first part of the exhibit, called Arcade Masters, looked just like a real arcade from when I was a kid. And there was Space Invaders and Pac Man and Missile Command, all the … Continue reading There’s no crying in Scotland!
Jill's Tips for Traveling: Eat often. Sit down when you see a seat. Stamina n., enduring physical or mental energy and strength that allows somebody to do something for a long time Stamina is not one of my strengths. In fact, if I could re-roll this character, I'd make stamina my primary trait, as its … Continue reading Stamina, Schmamina
Flying to Edinburgh
It is hard to explain my dislike of flying. Yes, I have those typical moments of fear, or rather, lack-of-control anxiety, during take-off and landing, but that goes away quickly, and is non-existent when I'm reading/listening to a really good book. (In other words, not paying attention.) My dislike is more about… feeling trapped in … Continue reading Flying to Edinburgh