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Below is delayed blog post from April 19th 2018.

Dewars whiskies at Aberfeldy Distillery

This morning we started with a brief visit to the Heather Gems outlet in Pitlochry.

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Sheep in winter, at Killin

Today, I took the opportunity to visit Perthshire in central Scotland, about 2 hours from Glasgow.

Trip was inspired by unusual combination of prolonged sunshine, blue skies and a landscape covered by a few feet of light, powder snow.

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Castle Menzies, Weem, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on Castle Menzies (pronounced ‘Mingis’) near Aberfeldy in central Scotland.

Menzies ancestors were the Norman Mesnieres who came to England after the Norman Conquest in 1066 and then moved north to Scotland with King David in the early 12th century. The Menzies were very close and loyal to the Scottish Crown and were rewarded with considerable land grants in central Scotland thus underpinning the family’s wealth.

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