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30th Sept Today was our last day with the MSFC. They had a concert at lunchtime in St Giles Cathedral, and the acoustics were awesome. What an amazing experience for Caleb to play there. There was quite a crowd gathered by the end, and it seemed they were very well received. St. Giles is famous […]

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Hi all, Today we visited the Royal mile. This famous street covers a surprising 1.3 miles (2.1 km), and is located in the heart of Edinburgh. Caleb had a concert at St Giles Cathedral, it was great! After the concert, we visited Edinburgh Castle. This famous castle on a mountain in the centre of Edinburgh, […]

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Hi all, Today, we went to Stirling, a town about 1 hr away from Edinburgh, where we are staying. The town holds three tourist destinations, Bannockburn, Stirling Castle, and the Falkirk Wheel. The Bannockburn Battlefield This is where Robert the Bruce battled King Edward II for control of Stirling Castle, and ultimately control of Scotland. […]

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Hello all once again. This is Daniel writing to you. We were greeted by an early morning start unlike yesterday we had showers at 7:00 ,7:00!!!! I was first to the terrible torturous shower then Gran then Poppy then Josh then Caleb. We were horrified. We quickly had breakie and ran out with our bags […]

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Hi all, 27th of September Yesterday was our last full day in Shetland. We went on a Tom Anderson bus tour with a local guide. This was really fun, and we visited many spots including some 60 metre high cliffs, and Tom Anderson’s grave, where the MSFC played a tune or two. In case you […]

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This morning presented a conflict of opinion. After hauling ourselves out of bed early, rushing through breakfast and high tailing it to the ferry terminal (40 mins away), some of the family were less than enthusiastic about our chosen destination, Unst. Unst, the most northern of the Shetland Isles, apparently has the best wildlife on […]

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Caleb started at 10am today and has workshops until 4.30 and then a concert at 7pm. B took him for the day as a quiet warm day would only help her cold. KJM & L went touring. We started at Scalloway to see the museum & castle. The castle was built in 1600 and owned […]

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Caleb has been given the day off as the schedule is huge for the next 2 days. Workshops all day followed by evening performances until nearly 11pm. All thought it a bit much for a 12 year old so we re-looked at our options for the day and decided on a leisurely morning where K […]

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Hi all, As Caleb had missed yesterday’s MSFC (Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club) tour, he had to be with them today. The MSFC went from 10 am to 4:30, so Caleb was pretty tired afterwards. While he and Gran did that, Mum, Poppy, Daniel, Matthew and I decided to see some places that interested us. First, […]

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Caleb and Gran spent the day at workshops – there is a concert tonight with the famous (in fiddle circles) Chris Stout. Meanwhile, the support crew did some touring. We are coming to the conclusion that a bit of history and a bit of walking/scenery is the best plan. With that in mind, we started […]

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