Category Archives: Eating Out

Reminders of things past . . .

Today dawned bright, clear, and very cold. Roofs and fields were white with frost and many remained so all day. We decided that since Galloway Lodge in Gatehouse of Fleet announced via Facebook that it was open today – the … Continue reading

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Montrose . . .

  A sea mist hung about over the fields this morning until gone 11.00 am, and it never really cleared all day. We had an odd sort of day really. We set off in the mist (sea fret off the North … Continue reading

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Glamis . . .

Off to Glamis today, but scarcely had we got going when the sat nav (Tom Tom Start 60) began to play up. I have no idea what was wrong with it, but I suspect that for some reason it was … Continue reading

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Exploring Arbroath . . .

Today we both seem to be sitting about not doing very much. Tired after yesterday I expect. In the late afternoon we went down into Arbroath to look for “The Old Brewery” which we had read about and which seemed … Continue reading

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Catterline and Stonehaven . . .

Monday, 12th September 2016 Arbroath Target for today is Stonehaven, and Catterline. The weather appears to be more overcast than yesterday, but not too dull. Montrose, unlike some towns, gives a good impression as the visitor arrives. Industry is visible … Continue reading

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A Scottish High Tea . . .

Sunday, 11th September 2016 Arbroath Good sleep. Sunny morning. Central heating “on” and an autumnal, Septemberish feel about things. It clouded over a bit later on but the sun broke through quite often. After a quiet day recuperating from driving, … Continue reading

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The Steading . . .

We had a pleasant drive to South Queensferry where we made use of the loos in the Forth Bridge Bistro and bought some post cards. We then made our way through the road works and construction of the new Forth … Continue reading

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To Peebles . . .

Home to Craiguart House, Peebles We set off soon after 10.00 am and stopped at the Garage for petrol and to check the tyres. The fitter, came up to us and said, “Do you know that your exhaust is blowing … Continue reading

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Motorway Madness, or Coffee Calamity . . .

I am fed up to the back teeth with coffee in cafes ! You are ? Yes I am. Totally fed up. What’s brought this on all of a sudden ? The Lunchbox. That nice little place ? Usually very … Continue reading

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Old Places, New Places . . .

From the last days of July to the first days of September is the period of the annual Lake Artists’ Society’s Exhibition, an exhibition which has become for us almost a pilgrimage.  We have been over the Pennines to visit … Continue reading

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