Category Archives: Bed and Breakfast

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 Bridge to North Queensferry and managed to park in the street and get into Rankin’s… Read More »

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 ?” “No” (Because I wouldn’t hear it anyway, being deaf . . . ) “Where… Read More »

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 for getting on for ten years I should think, and on our way home this… Read More »

Trains . . .

The Series by Michael Portillo on TV continues – a pleasant 30 minute jog around England by train with the briefest of brief stops here and there.  He overnights in sundry hotels and B& Bs but never a word do we hear about whether they were excellent or flea ridden – nor do we hear… Read More »