Category Archives: Scotland

Birthday Eve Day Musings with Sean Connery

Birthday time for yourself and with loved ones should be more than a day. Today, I am celebrating my birthday eve day watching Sean Connery James Bond movies while making book makers, low-carb cooking (for my genetic pre-diabetes) and hanging … Continue reading

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See the World in a Poem

Day 14 NaPoWriMo. Today is for poetry lovers and who doesn’t love their poets more than Scotland. Here is the stamp from my ‘remember postcard’ on a trip to Scotland. Because it is the most generic of UK stamps, I … Continue reading

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Argyllshire Gathering and Yes Scotland campaign for independence

I am not a political person and have no educated opinion on whether or not Scotland should vote to become independent from England on September 18th, 2014. But, the contrast of the peaceful politics of this vote in 2014 with … Continue reading

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Funny Scottish words

I love Scotland…the people, the sites, the history, and the language. Here’s a little ditty I wrote about a few of the Scottish words that made me grin. Enjoy. Funny Scottish words Cullen skink didn’t stink unless smoked haddock chowder … Continue reading

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Eddie

My first time in Scotland. A week in Edinburgh. Great city. Here’s the poem: Eddie Edinburgh city of happy lilts and kilts, of plump haggis with buttery mashed tatties and earthy turn-neeps. The pubs polished wood firelights where the weather … Continue reading

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Birthday thoughts and wishes for Mom from abroad

Birthday thoughts and wishes for Mom from abroad The Scottish sea breeze wafts in the window of this friendly B&B on Mom’s birthday. I hear the passers by with their expressive accents laughing gaily enjoying today one of the remaining … Continue reading

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Peeling the spoiling fruit

Writing poetry is a way to answer the questions you have of yourself. This poem started as a wondering why i was feeling closed and distant and irritated. The process of writing the poem was a noodling out of the … Continue reading

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