Monthly Archives: July 2011

It’s a must in the calendar Border Union Show

It seems a while since I wrote a blog spot about the Scottish Borders.  So I thought one was over due.  Today’s blog is about the Border Union Show which takes place today and tomorrow at the Border Union Showground … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Kintyre

This is the last post I am going to write about Kintyre and the islands off it’s coastline.  Well for just now as I would love to go back.  If you have read them you will know that we really … Continue reading

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Arran you are calling me – Kintyre Holiday

There are many places in Scotland that mean something to me and many Islands that I have loved and would like to go back to.  Each place will bring out different emotions in me.  For example when I am in … Continue reading

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Cut off from Mobile – Kintyre Holiday 2011

As I think I may have mentioned in this blog. I love my Iphone and the kids and my husband often tease me about my attachment to it. They even have a little song that they sing to me regarding … Continue reading

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Lack of Tall Ships in Campbeltown

We were very excited the first week of our holiday to discover that the Tall Ships were coming to Campbeltown.  We read the Tall Ships literature with great interest and reading the event programme Tuesday the 12th July seemed to … Continue reading

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A day trip to Gigha – Kintyre Holiday

One of the wonderful things about Kintyre is its proximity to many of the Scottish Islands. As you drive up you can see the wonderful island of Arran. Then on the A83 you see Islay and Jura which we have … Continue reading

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Fasten your seatbelts its going to be a bumpy ride

Just before I went on holiday I wrote a piece about staycations wondering whither all the hype was media spin or reality.  People reading this blog got an exclusive as this piece has then been developed into Fasten your seatbelts its … Continue reading

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