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On the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Springfield (365:196)

On the flight from Dallas Fort Worth to Springfield (365:196). UK June 2011 – Day 31. It was a long day. Two-minute read, 2 pictures

Ginger and Gary on the beach (365:195)

Ginger and Gary on the beach (365:195) – UK June 2011 – Day 30. Out of focus? Possibly, but if it is, tough. Two-minute read

Oh dear! (365:194)

Oh dear! (365:194) – UK June 2011 – Day 29. What a truly appalling picture. One-minute read, 3 pictures

Photo-lethargy strikes yet again (365:193)

Photo-lethargy strikes yet again (365:193) – UK June 2011 – Day 28. Yet more curry! We spent the day buying gifts and stuff to take back with us – including a trip to Gilbert’s sweet shop, which someone had told me, erroneously as it transpired, had closed. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Late at night sitting on my brother’s kitchen floor (365:191)

Late at night sitting on my brother’s kitchen floor (365:191) – UK June 2011 – Day 26. Last week we were Scottish Episcopalians, this week we reverted to CofE, and made a final visit to St Margaret’s. Where (if you’ve been paying attention) I was Christened, as were my two sons, and my brother. I and my brother got married there, and both my parents’ funerals were held there. Two-minute read, 3 pictures

A full day’s driving, a walk on the beach, beer and fish and chips take their toll

A full day’s driving, a walk on the beach, beer and fish and chips take their toll – UK June 2011 – Day 24. Destination – the chalk cliffs of Hunstanton. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

A photograph in which I appear to have a foot protruding from the back of my head. The foot does not belong to me. (365:188)

A photograph in which I appear to have a foot protruding from the back of my head. The foot does not belong to me. (365:188) – UK June 2011 – Day 23. The presence of said foot probably explains the stupid grin I have. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

The Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant – Berwick-Upon-Tweed (365:187)

The Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant – Berwick-Upon-Tweed (365:187) – UK June 2011 – Day 22. Today we said goodbye to Scotland and headed South. One-minute read, 5 pictures

Gary and Ginger in the tent camped beside Loch Rannoch (365:186)

Gary and Ginger in the tent camped beside Loch Rannoch (365:186) – UK June 2011 – Day 21. The plan was to go backpacking in the Cairngorms. One-minute read

Enjoying the scenery by Loch Bad a’Ghaill

Enjoying the scenery by Loch Bad a’Ghaill – UK June 2011 – Day 20. Today I met an old friend, it was the first time we’d seen each other in nearly forty years. Russell and I had said our goodbyes back when we left school in July 1972, exchanged a couple of letters and then lost contact. Thanks to the joys of the Internet we’d got back in touch about a year or so ago; he and his wife Chris have a bed and breakfast in Scotland; our planned destination for the day. One-minute read, 3 pictures

Looking out over Gruinard Bay, Scotland (365:184)

Looking out over Gruinard Bay, Scotland (365:184) – UK June 2011 – Day 19. This might have been my favorite photo of the entire holiday,but the autofocus didn’t work properly so it’s a bit blurred. Two-minute read, 12 pictures

View to the East across Gruinard Bay

View to the East across Gruinard Bay.

At the end of the hike (365:182)

At the end of the hike (365:182) – UK June 2011 – Day 17. It was a long hike. Two-minute read, +10

Gary and Ginger at the saddle of Lairig Gartain (365:181)

Gary and Ginger at the saddle of Lairig Gartain (365:181) – UK June 2011 – Day 16. The plan was to drive to Glen Coe and Backpack up into the Lost valley.

Larchwood path

Larchwood path. 4 pictures

keith, Gary and Ginger on Dumyat, Stirling, Scotland (365:179)

keith, Gary and Ginger on Dumyat, Stirling, Scotland (365:179) – UK June 2011 – Day 14. Time to get some hiking in again

Looking Towards the Islands

Looking Towards the Islands – Looking across the Firth of Clyde towards Great Cumbrae and Bute. Taken from near Largs, Scotland.

On the beach near West Kilbride (365:178)

On the beach near West Kilbride (365:178) – UK June 2011 – Day 13. Today we had a longish drive, by UK standards anyway. Birmingham to Cumbernauld (North East of Glasgow).

My first pint of real beer in over two and a half years (365:174)

UK June 2011 – Day 9. A trip out to visit family. 10 pictures

Rest day (365:173)

Rest day (365:173) – UK June 2011 – Day 8. Today we didn’t do a lot.

Gary and Ginger at the Tate Modern (365:172)

Gary and Ginger at the Tate Modern (365:172).

Floor 4 – Tate Modern

Floor 4 – Tate Modern.

Porcelain Sunflower Seeds – Ai Weiwei

Porcelain Sunflower Seeds – Ai Weiwei – I wish I’d been able to see the full installation.2 pictures

Dinner with Robert and Mel (365:171)

Dinner with Robert and Mel (365:171) 6 pictures