Category Archives: Memoirs

“Clicking ‘add friend’ is one thing …”

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I’ve just read an article in Wednesdays ‘i’ paper by Siobhan Smith entitled: “Clicking ‘add friend’ is one thing, actually becoming new pals is quite another.” I agree in part, but disagree with one of her comments that “most of … Continue reading

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Glasgow ~ A City of Surprises

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We’ve visited Glasgow three times since we’ve lived in Scotland and on each occasion I’ve warmed to the city even more. Here is an account of our second trip in August this year: “Living so far away from family I … Continue reading

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From Dornoch to Durness ~ Coast to Coast Car Tour 2016

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Our adventure of last weekend took us, and hubby’s classic Mark 2 Jaguar, (as featured in Murder, Now and Then) to the wilds of the far north of the Scottish Highlands, a distance of 174 miles of single track roads … Continue reading

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A Trip to Edinburgh ~ Tin for Ten Years

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Not long after moving to Fife we celebrated our tenth wedding anniversary. Our plan was to visit the Lake District where we had honeymooned ~ New Life ~ New Year together. I had always dreamed of staying in a log … Continue reading

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A Revisit to Lower Largo ~The Start of my Love Affair with Fife

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A few weeks ago we returned to Lower Largo. It was early February but it was one of those perfect clear blue sky mornings. ‘It will be lovely on Wednesday,’ two Kinghorners informed us earlier on in the week. How … Continue reading

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Life in Fife ~ ‘You have all seasons in one day in Scotland’

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I’m taking a break in my pilgrimages and allegories blog posts to share a week here in Kinghorn. So many people say ‘It always rains in Scotland!’ or ‘You have all seasons in one day in Scotland’ I certainly agree … Continue reading

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Pilgrims and Allegories ~ Book Launch ~ From Redundancy to Rejuvenation by Diana Jackson

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BACKGROUND ~ I was living in Fife, writing a diary, walking along the Coastal Path in my spare time and reading about the county’s rich history when the idea of writing this fantasy pilgrimage evolved. My situation was a strange … Continue reading

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