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Great Scottish Run Half Marathon 2017: Race Recap

A week ago I ran my 4th Great Scottish Run. Given that I entered the race back in March, I feel that this one has had the longest build up in terms of thinking about it and planning. I guess … Continue reading

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Weekends

I love having a bit of down time with the boys at weekends. We have not been anywhere much or done anything much, but it has been nice just to slow down a little. Scott has introduced Luke to the … Continue reading

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A Scottish Summer

Another summer holidays has come and gone. The weather has been a bit of this and a bit of that, so we have had plenty of indoor activities – swimming, cinema and softplay. Whenever possible though, we have tried to … Continue reading

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Secret Seven

My dear Scott, I cannot believe that you are turning 7. How are you so grown up? When did that happen? When did you stop being my bouncing no sleep baby? My chatterbox toddler? My inquisitive nursery boy? You are … Continue reading

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“Spectacular Jousting” is spectacular

Last Sunday we made more good use of our Historic Scotland membership by attending the Spectacular Jousting event at Linlithgow Palace. Visiting the palace itself has been ear-marked for another day as once again there was so much going on … Continue reading

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Countdown to summer

The weather would definitely suggest otherwise, but the summer holidays are here. The past few weeks have had a few bumps and I feel ready for a rest. I took Luke to the Ardrossan Castle Carnival (Scott was at a … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages at Dumbarton Castle

A couple of weeks ago we had our second experience of Historic Scotland’s Rock of Ages event at Dumbarton Castle. Sadly the weather was not up to the lovely sunshine that we were treated to last year, but there was … Continue reading

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