Now Finished Blog Part 2
Yesterday was going home day and its blog refers back to Wednesday, as does today's posting. The "home James" schedule was:-
0615 : Luggage outside room
0715 : Breakfast
0800 : Depart
2030 : arrival back at fbb mansions
So the start of this post was actually prepared on Friday evening just before your travel weary author slid exhausted between the sheets! The finish was added this morning.
It proved impossible to complete this diurnal work of literary genius! But this is waht ws ready before departure from Dalriada, Alba, Pays d'Ecosse, North Britain, Caledonia, Sturgonia etc. etc.
In yesterday's blog, however, we were making our way to Inverary and had we had stopped at the Rest And Be Thankful transport interchange!
976 Citylink Glasgow to Oban ...... provides two 976 journeys each way.
302 is Helensburgh to Carrick Castle ...
At 10 summated journeys (maybe less in winter which starts at the end of October) each way it makes this middle-of-nowhere stop busier than some suburban tie points!
Whilst the 926 and the 976 simply follow the A roads, readers may be intrigued to know where the 302 goes.
The "Moses Rock" in Hells Glen did not actually gush ...
The coach park at Inverary was created long before modern coaches plied the "land Scots mile" **, but Andrew maneged to reverse in by using the controls which enabled the mega Volvo to shrink in width and bend in the middle.
And so north to Oban!
** "Lang Scots miles" from Burns' "Tam O'Shanter ...
Next Variety blog : Sunday 16th Octoiber