Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Road to the Isles

The indicator on the front of the bus read “Portree”, the capital of the Isle of Skye, and the bus operator’s name was, in Scottish Gaelic, “Busaichean Seile” or, in the English language, “Shiel Buses”. It was Friday afternoon in … Continue reading

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The train goes round and round

To paraphrase a well-known Glasgow song, you’ve never lived until you’ve travelled on the Glasgow Underground. The Glasgow Underground, also called the Subway, is the third oldest underground passenger railway system in the world having been built in 1896. And … Continue reading

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