Tuesday Travels . . . The Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

You can tell by the entrance to the Hunterian Museum that this was a building of some age. The architecture was beautiful. The museum is not huge but there is still a great deal to view as there is a large collection.  Part of the museum was closed off as they were preparing a new…

Tuesday Travels. . . Paisley

I would have to say that Paisley was a bit of a disappointment in my view. I had been  looking forward to visiting the Paisley Museum and Art Gallery but unfortunately it had been closed up the day before we arrived and it was to be closed for a few years for major renovations.  Oh…

Tuesday Travels. . . Wigtown

On our way back to Glasgow we spent some time in the Scottish border country. We visited Wigtown which is known as Scotland’s National book town.  The fact that it is a booktown was planned as a way to regenerate the town after the demise of the creamery and distillery which closed in the 1990s. …

Tuesday Travels. . . Vindolanda, near Hexham, England

If you get the chance to visit Hadrian’s Wall in the UK you must also visit Vindolanda.  I have spoken to some travelers who were disappointed with Hadrian’s Wall and felt that there really wasn’t much to look at, which is true if you just look at a bit of wall!This is a model of…

Tuesday Travels. . . Inverness

I was reliving memories of my childhood visits to Inverness when we came across Inverness station.  My elder sister was in charge of me when we both traveled by train to our uncle’s croft at Boultach in Caithness.  Dad would drop us at Perth where we caught the train to Inverness.  We had to change…

Tuesday travels. . . Tomnahurich, Hill of the Fairies, Inverness

Yes it is cemetery gates and you may be asking what this has to do with our travels.  Tomnahurich, Hill of the Fairies, is a place I visited as a child when I was on a caravaning holiday with my father and brother and sisters.  I remember enjoying wandering around the hillside reading the inscriptions…