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Thwarted by one queen, welcomed by another

Thwarted by one queen, welcomed by another

Edinburgh has room for only one queen.  You will recall that I was proclaimed Queen of Dalriada at Dunadd in Argyll which entitles me to do pretty much whatever I damn well please.  Yet, I soon realized otherwise the day we decided to visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the grand turreted structure with requisite ruined … Continue reading

The Grand Tour: London, one week in

The Grand Tour: London, one week in

Our first post! We are thrilled that our blog is up and running but more important is that we have finally embarked on this adventure around the world, something that we have been planning for several years. A bit about the name of our blog, Grand Tour of the Middling Sort. It is an amalgamation of two … Continue reading