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This morning, I collected a mini-coach group totalling 15 persons from central Glasgow and then proceeded as follows:

Ben Lomond and Loch Lomond

  • Fisrt stop at the quaint and colorful heritage village of Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond. Here we viewed the immaculate cottage gardens together with vistas of Loch Lomond and Ben Lomond (mountain).

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This evening, my theme is Lawn bowls   which has a very ancient pedigree, possibly dating back to ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt. The game is played outdoors and requires participants to roll balls (5 inches or 13cm in diameter) called bowls or woods over a flat lawn. Object is to get as many balls as possible nearest a target, which is a smaller ball called the jack.

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This evening, my theme is Highland Dancing.

Highland Dancing

 

Highland dancing dates back about 800 years with origins in folk dancing. As will be seen from this video, this activity requires a high level of athletic fitness and stamina. There are links to classical ballet. Ladies participation dates from around the turn of the 20th century. Read more on Highland Dancing, Scotland…