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Blackfriars Bobby, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye Terrier who purportedly lived during the 19th century in Edinburgh, Scotland The romantic story of the animal may be apocryphal as it is impossible to validate.

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Hike Argyll, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on today’s small group hike through a forested area of Argyll in West of Scotland.

The route ran between Tarbet and Arrochar, covering 6.5 miles between Loch Lomond and Loch Long, about forty miles N.W. of Glasgow. Tarbet means a place where ships could be carried over (between Loch Lomond and Loch Long) and dates back, possibly, to the Viking era, about 1200 years ago.

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Fairy wood carving at Fairy Dell, Lanark.

Today, I joined small group on a six-mile hike through Cartland Craigs and Cleghorn Glen (valley) which form part of the Clyde Valley Woodlands National Nature Reserve near Lanark, about 27 miles S.E. of Glasgow, Scotland.

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