Sunday, 14 November 2010

Busy busy and another Grand Day Out.

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Hello, it has been a while but we have been very busy with one thing or another. We have had the decorator in to do the lounge and as my stairs are open plan that means going all the way up with the decorating the top hallway included, so you can see it is a big job.  Stuart is not able now to do these things like he used to so we have to get someone in to do it for us, it does make things very expensive but since we both don’t smoke now we don’t need to have it done as often as we used to.

By Wednesday last week it was such a lovely day and the house was back to normal we thought we would have one of our ‘Grand Days Out’.  It was a beautiful November day blue sky and sunshine all the way.  We first went over to Gleneagles and the views from the top were spectacular with the snow on the mountains in the distance.

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Looking down Gleneagles.

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This is the famous Gleneagles Hotel and golf course home of the Ryder Cup in 2014.

After our run down the lovely glen we had morning coffee in Crieff.  Onward and forward after our refreshment we travelled up The Sma Glen where snow was lying at the side of the road we thought this was very early this year.

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Schiehallion from Loch na Craig

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Scheihallion [right] Ben Lawers 

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Loved the way the sun was lighting up the Larch trees.

 

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Someone left this little guy behind he looked a bit lonely.

As you can see we had a great day weather wise and the scenery was great too.  It was great to get away from the smell of paint especially as I have a bad cold just now.  Till next time take care.   Love

                                               Joan.

10 comments:

Stuart said...

I'd forgotten all about the sma glen

Looks like a lovely day out, mind you I wished you hadn't mentioned cigarettes!

Jan said...

What fantastic scenery ,Joan you are blessed to have that all around you ,but Snow oh dear ,I bet breathing that air got rid of the paint smell ...love Jan xx,

Jeannette said...

What beautiful photos Joan. I love the scenery in Scotland. I hope you get over your cold soon. I'm glad you managed to get the decorating done, I'm doing mine now while I can still manage it! Jeannette xx

Sybil said...

Goodness Joan hadn't realised that much snow had fallen on low ground. Certainly seems a bit early this year...
Glad you have got the decorating all done will be lovley to see it all finished.
love Sybil x

Jeanie said...

We have snow on the tops too Joan.
Those were spectacular views in your photos. Especially of Gleneagles.
Hope your 'bug' soon leaves you and that you will be better soon.
Love
Jeanie xxxx

LYN said...

stunning photos!

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

Oh my, you have had snow there. Your pictures are just beautiful and I'm glad you had the opportunity to get out and enjoy it all. I've been out but to the south for a trip of a very different kind. Now back home it is cold but no snow here yet.

Dawn said...

Wonderful pictures Jan. Scotland must be beautiful. Like looking at snow, but don''t want to be anywhere near it.

Ally Lifewithally said...

Joan your pictures are just lovely ~ Scotland is such a beautiful place ~
Hope you are feeling better now ~ Ally x

Missie said...

The pictures are beautiful but I'm not happy to see snow! LOL

Have a good week.

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