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02 April 2009 @ 09:04 pm
They Taunt Me  
This year, Robert Burns' 250 birthday, is Homecoming Scotland year, and they keep sending me these taunting emails. God, how I wish I could go!! I'm fortunate that I've been to Scotland three times in my life, but on those trips, I didn't know where my grandmother hailed from (she dies when my mum was two). I finally discovered that information few years back (It's Aberdeen, and that's one of the places I haven't been to.) Well, maybe if I have a job soonish, I could make it for Hogmanay :) That's my dream trip anyways!

And here are some wonderful photos courtesy of National Geographic. More taunting!
 
 
 
I will call her George: Boromir Happystrangevisitor7 on April 3rd, 2009 04:43 am (UTC)
I have no ancestral ties to Scotland but going there is my dream trip
Ith: Art - Callanishithildyn on April 3rd, 2009 06:57 am (UTC)
It's a beautiful place :)
dejladejla on April 3rd, 2009 03:52 pm (UTC)
will cross my fingers for you! That would be a great trip!
Ith: Vintage - Scottish Dancersithildyn on April 3rd, 2009 08:15 pm (UTC)
One year :)
Sophiesophiedb on April 3rd, 2009 08:06 pm (UTC)
We're planning to go camping there soon(ish), hopefully in September for my birthday :)
Ith: Art - Callanishithildyn on April 3rd, 2009 08:15 pm (UTC)
Sounds fun!
Kay: duncan -- closeupsilvercobwebs on April 3rd, 2009 10:14 pm (UTC)
*quietly engages Smug Mode* ;)

Yes, you can e-slap me now *g*.
Ith: Vintage - Scottish Dancersithildyn on April 3rd, 2009 10:20 pm (UTC)
Pffft! [HUGS] you know, Scotland is the only other place in the world I can imagine living in. I love it so much. I'm always amused when I visit how many times people stop to ask me for directions somewhere or other and then I open my mouth and they realize I'm not from around there LOL
kaz: scotlandkazlynh on April 7th, 2009 10:06 pm (UTC)
I live one hour's drive south of Aberdeen
Ith: Art - Callanishithildyn on April 7th, 2009 10:10 pm (UTC)
Nifty!!!