Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Sunday, December 18, 2016

The Kelpies Falkirk

To commemorate the horses that pulled the barges
on the  Forth and Clyde canals

Tours from £4 to £7 per person

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Edinburgh - Food Indian Bombay Cafe Dishoom

10 miles from holiday cottage.

Could be queues but worth it

Atmospheric dining 

Starter of lamb or vegetable samoosa & 3 sauces

Grilled fragrant chicken skewers

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Balgove Larder and steak barn

40 miles from holiday cottage

Steak barn -
Open Friday to Sunday from midday

Rustic, open fire cooking  of
Balgoves own steaks, sausages and burgers.


Some real cheeses


Speciality chocolate bars

Coffee and vegetables


Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Food - Cowdenbeath. Butchers

(formerly Tom Courts) quality local butcher

Good quality  pakora.
Shop cooked and Hand sliced pork and lamb
Lamb chops

 traditional butchers
(next to Morrisons supermarket)
Famous "Scotch pies" (lamb mince in a hot watercrust pastry)

Good meat and ready prepared meal suggestions.
Cooked meats, chicken or portions
Pies and pastries

Their own ready cooked meals.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Forth Estuary - 3 Bridges - Queensferry Crossing. History of tunnels and bridges


History of crossing the Forth
View from holiday cottage:-
 3rd bridge now higher than Inverkeithing spire

Progress north and south of  the new bridge


October 2014

September 2014

Look what's appearing over the road in South Queensferry

3rd bridge over the Forth Estuary
3 miles from holiday cottage.
Queensferry crossing


Crane from barge - early January 2013

 View under Forth  road bridge

You need to look twice at this one:-
Side of block of container type offices with
 proposed sketch of 3rd bridge at base of photo.

Internet Images of F.R.C.

F.R.C. information from Transport Scotland