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Hankering for Haggis at the Portland Highland Games

After all the book sales, reading competitions, and hunting for book bargains lately, Finn McSpool decided it was time to take a break from all that smarty pants literary stuff and head out for a round of bagpiping-haggis-muching-caber-tossing fun. Luckily, the Portland Highland GamesĀ fit the bill to a T and they just happened to be … Continue reading Hankering for Haggis at the Portland Highland Games

Finn Conquers the Caber at the Portland Highland Games

As I mentioned in last week's post, last Saturday was all about kilts, cabers, and clans as Finn McSpool took a day off (not that he ever works very hard) to tap into his Celtic heritage at the 2017 Portland Highland Games. Although Finn usually runs around naked, he thought he should dress up in … Continue reading Finn Conquers the Caber at the Portland Highland Games

Travel Pic Thursday: Arthur’s Seat – Edinburgh, Scotland

It's been a busy Thursday for me, so I'm cheating a bit with this week's Travel Pic. Instead of the usual couple of photos and quick facts from my travels, I've copied a full post from a now-retired travel blog of mine. So, strap on your hiking boots and let's climb up Arthur's Seat (wait, … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: Arthur’s Seat – Edinburgh, Scotland

My UK Adventure: The Writer’s Museum

Hello everybody! I've finally returned from my two and half week trip to Great Britain where I toured castles, stalked the infamousĀ  Hairy Coo (more on this next week), zipped around on London's Tube system, and actually ate haggis (not too bad, in case you were wondering). I also saw miles and miles (or is … Continue reading My UK Adventure: The Writer’s Museum