Monday, 15 October 2012

North-East in October

 Breakfast in Stonehaven then a walk along the beach and around the harbour





 Coffee, cake and a wander in "The Granite City" of Aberdeen



 

Saying hello to King Robert the Bruce


Then dinner on the way home at a riverside restaurant in Dundee, with the Tay Rail Bridge in the distance


while thinking of McGonagall
and trying to make a rhyme
but managing nothing quite as bad
as he did all the time

A pleasant day out

9 comments:

  1. A very pleasant day out. Thank you for taking us. The perspective you got on the shots of the building was incredible - I found myself leaning back from the screen (which is probably a good thing if I am not to become a hunchback).

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  2. It looks like a very pleasant day indeed

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  3. Interesting outing. Love that shadowed photo. Poem wasn't bad at all. I wish it had been longer.

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  4. Ah yes, my lady even consented to let me put my arm around her for the shadow photo. The Don and Dulcinea eclipsing the sun as one :)

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  5. It looks like a lovely day and place for a walk. I had to skip quickly past the coffee cake before I was tempted...

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  6. I am glad you enjoyed it EC, I did do a lot of looking up.

    It was nice. Only virtual calories on a blog post Cherie, you could have lingered, unless you'd be tempted for real ones close at hand.

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  7. That's a great building, the abbey, is it?
    I've only ever seen it once before in a photo on a blog. I like your photo here with the silhouetted statue.

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  8. Not an Abbey Syncy, it is part of the university. It is quite a stunning sight with the sun shining on it.

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  9. Looks not unlike the northwest in October in some respects.

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