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The story of Betty Corrigall, Hoy, Orkeny Islands

The story of Betty Corrigall is sad and so fitting of Hoy. Hoy a small wind swept island in the Orkney Islands and is home to a very sad story of love and despair. In the late 1700s a girl, … Continue reading

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A Short Stop in the Eternal City, Rome, Italy

As generally happens over an extended holiday, some days are better than others and I would have to say the latter few days in the UK and Ireland were not the best of our trip. Pouring rain to greet and … Continue reading

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Time to take it slowly, Edinburgh to York

Durham Cathedral After a few days walking the streets of Edinburgh it was into the hire car and off to York. We’ re just over halfway into our trip and I was feeling like I had sensory overload. I’d packed … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Walking in Edinburgh, Scotland

Walking around Edinburgh is the best way to see it. It’s narrow streets and closes. It’s history, galleries museums, houses and pubs. These are not seen from the top level of a double decker bus or car. They are seen … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Stones and so much more, The Orkney Islands

Stones of Stenness   The Orkney Islands are a collection of Islands north of mainland Scotland.

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