A Few Things I’ve Learned In Scotland

People are friendly and obliging. If you ask for directions, and your destination isn’t too far, don’t be surprised if the person offers you a lift. Roundabouts can be scary! And if you’re taking driving lessons, you can be dang sure your instructor is going to make you drive around at least one of them!Continue reading “A Few Things I’ve Learned In Scotland”

Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows

Don’t get me wrong; this wasn’t my first road trip since arriving in Scotland. But it was a bit of an adventure! And it’s all because of lawn bowls… yes you read that correctly! My newest hobby, thanks to my aunt’s cousin, Joan. Joan was taking me to a town called Denny, just outside Falkirk,Continue reading “Road Trip Adventures Episode 1: The Surprised Cows”

Life In Scotland

It’s been a busy almost 3 weeks for me… Getting settled in my lovely wee bungalow, buying some necessities, decor, and adopting a pair of fur-kids. Doing a little exploring and getting accustomed to my surroundings. I’ve been getting other things in order too. Working on setting up my banking, cell phone and internet services.Continue reading “Life In Scotland”

Week 1 Adventures

Well, I landed safely in Scotland on Sunday as scheduled. Flight was pretty uneventful. And airports were ghost towns, so no problem with waiting. The town I’m living in is called the Coaltown of Balgonie. It’s just outside Glenrothes. And the scenery is wonderful! I can see the sea, hills, and there’s a castle closeContinue reading “Week 1 Adventures”

Dinnae Fash, It’s World Outlander Day!

Little did I know many years ago, when my aunt told me about a book she had read and liked, that it would turn into such a fantastic journey! The book was Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. My aunt, who is more of a reader than even I am, had purchased and read the trade paperbackContinue reading “Dinnae Fash, It’s World Outlander Day!”