Monday, December 26, 2011

Windy City

We're heading to Newcastle (because it's there, as is Hotspur), after two nights in Edinburgh. Well, two nights in a swanky hotel. Bob's parents shouted us a Christmas treat at a classy inner city hotel, and we spent Christmas Eve and Day doing nothing but eating, sleeping and watching TV. A perfect break.

We did walk up Calton Hill to look out at the City, and we can report it looks nice and is very windy. Did I mention it was windy? It was windy. So windy that the small dogs being walked in the park on the hill tended to become airborne, and the Nelson Monument swayed in the breeze.

I may have exaggerated a little.

Now we are waiting for a bus and eating maltesers for lunch, as they don't run trains in Scotland on boxing day.


  1. Airborne dogs - photos or it didn't happen. So do the English version of chocolates such as Cadburys and Malteasers taste any different? They did in the USA. Made under licence by Hersheys I think.

  2. I'm trying to think which city we were in was the original (and current home) of Cadbury's - Birmingham or Manchester I think