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The Curious Cat

Mine too - I like it when you have nature all to yourself for a bit...just the elements, the land and you. Good time to reflect and be thankful...

Teresa

What is not to love about Scotland? I'm so glad to be able to pop over here to get my fix of all things Scottish. You even tempted me to get Christopher Winn's book 'I never knew that about the Scottish'. Gorgeous atmospheric photographs.

Nancy

I first discovered the the Lewis Chessmen at the British Museum on my first visit to England in 1985 - and, on every visit back there I have to 'touch base' with the Chessmen, never miss them. They're one of my favorite exhibits there. I've purchased two replicas of chess pieces and love them - the first was the one with a hand placed on the side of the face, reminded me of a move that Jack Benny always made. :-)

Stacey

Definitely my kind of beach, also. I live in landlocked Kansas, USA but was in California earlier this summer and went to a beach (Newport, I think) one afternoon. Temps in the 80's (29C) but the sand was so hot blisters formed on the bottom of my feet after only 40 feet of barefooted walking! That was 20 feet away from my husband holding my sandals, realizing I had a good 75 yards to the water and would have serious blisters if I made it that far, and 20 feet back to my sandals. I definitely prefer the look of your misty beach. And I would give anything to be in Scotland again. I was there two years ago and it was the best two weeks of my life! :) I do SO enjoy your blogs. Thank you for sharing so much.

Fran

As a child I read about the discovery of the Lewis chess set in Geoffry Grigson's "Looking and Finding". It led my mother to take me to the Britsh Museum to view them, and she purchased one of the knights on horseback.
I have just spent four days in Berwickshire walking sandy beaches early in the morning when the tide has washed the sand completely clean. Nothing beats it, a tonic for body and soul.

Nicole

Sounds heavenly!

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