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Today, we benefited from dry weather, starting as overcast with mist but progressively evolving into heat and sunshine.  We departed our Birnam base along a country road to Amulree where we turned off along a single track. mountain road which took us to Kenmore on Loch Tay. En-route we stopped for photos and encountered numerous, newly shorn sheep. There was even a hint of residual snow on one mountain top.

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Italian Garden

This evening, I am posting information on the Italian Garden at Glamis Castle in the East of Scotland.

Glamis Castle has a history dating back to the 14th century and even features in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The Castle has been in the family of the Earls of Strathmore since 1372 and has connections with British Royalty through the late Queen Mother. The Castle and grounds are a popular visitor attraction.

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This evening, I am posting information on the Dock Basin on the Leith Waterfront which lies on the southern coast of the Firth of Forth (estuary) in eastern Scotland.

Leith is a town situated directly north of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

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