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Today, I had an interesting conversation with a lady from North America who is keen to arrange an in-bound tour of Scotland/Britain with an underlying theme which focuses on locations which have relationship to the cat family, particularly those which are interesting and beautiful. We have provisionally agreed for this small group tour to be scheduled for Spring 2011. We agreed to undertake research with aim of designing an itinerary by end of June 2010. continue reading…

Spring Flower at Greebank

This afternoon, warm and sunny, I cycled round to Greenbank Garden, south of Glasgow, to obtain some images with a flavour of Spring. To an extent I achieved my objective but have to apologise for image quality as I lost power on my principal digital camera and had to resort to the cellphone camera and hence poor quality of images. continue reading…

This morning I visited the site at Cathcart, Glasgow where the unfortunate Queen Mary is said to have witnessed the defeat of her army at the Battle of Langside in 1568, an event which proved a critical turning point in her life. The video clip below shows the stone marking the relevant observation place.

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