Monday, August 29, 2016

Day Trip To Fringe Festival, Edinburgh

SATURDAY IS FINALLY HERE!!
The trio set off early for a rrip to Edinburgh which is less than three hours drive from our place.   It will be only a day trip for us for we were not able to book a suitable accommodation in Edinburgh.  The festival of the year is on.... Yes, it is called Fringe Festival... I did not know what that is until we reached there.  This is my third time visiting Edinburgh but it is my first time experiencing the excitement and happening in this city.....

On the way, we stopped at Dundee to take a short rest at the Tay Bridge.  Weather was simply beautiful. Sunny skies all the way.... Soon we reached Edinburgh and our little girl was most excited...

I think We lost a lot of calories here in Edinburgh.  After parking our car near the castle, it was all about climbing stairs to the Edinburgh castle and walking endlessly along the strrets to join in the crowd.  We were there for more than four hours and our parking fees alone came up to £17.50!  Okay, don't convert... Lol... Let's just enjoy the sights while we walk...
Rise and shine on our day trip to Edinburgh....
My driver and back passenger....
Arriving at Dundee...
A very enlightening discovery... Now we know.... We had a good laugh!
There is a castle under the name Fernie too...
Tay Bridge to St. Andrews...
Stopped over for a rest....
Soon we arrived at Edinburgh....
As we walked along, we looked for some food...
We settled for these... Two handsome hunks... Lol...
But we could only get their pancakes... £3.50
Thumbs up!
Welfie and taking lots of pictures...
Joining in the crowd... Even Pokemon Go was in the itinerary.....

From Brentwood Villa To Giant Crabs At Boddam, Peterhead

WAITED FOR AARON TO COME FETCH US FROM BRENTWOOD VILLA, the one and only guest house which makes one not missing home at all... Mary Moh who is not a stranger to many of us, she has opened a Bed and Breakfast guest house in Aberdeen here. Just opposite Aberdeen University.  A very prestigious location especially for parents and students alike, who can gather and stay at her well furnished rooms, plus on top of that, we can have the luxury to choose our own menu rabging from western food to Malaysian cuisines such as Nasi Lemak, Pan Mee both dry and soupy versions, Roti Canai, Fried Koay Teow and even Satay is not excluded!!  Just type in Brentwood Villa, Aberdeen and her website will appears before your eyes!  Lol....

Back to my post.... From Brentwood villa, we went to Peterhead,an half hour drive to fulfill one purpose.  Boddam is the name of the place where we could purchase giant crabs at a very moderate price.  We bought 8 big crabs and one kilo of velvet crabs plus one giant lobster which weigh one kg... All for the price at only £28!!  I just could't believe it.... And our dinner were just crabs and nothin else... 
At the side of Brentwood Villa whike wIting for Aaron...
A half hour drive to Boddam in Peterhead....
On the way... Nice scenery....
Cloudy skies looming above...
Boddam... A name for a small fishing town....
And while waitingfor the fishermen to getthe goods for us...
Aaron helping a fisherman to lift up the pail...
Two big octopus and two cod fish at £6.... 
The octopus were still alive... 
Another fisherman getting our crabs,,,


Aaron helping to take our goods up...
And our dinner for the evening.... 
Aaron did it by pouring some brandy and lots of ginger into the pot of crabs....
Our standby desserts.....
Yes, our very light dinner... and a very messy one too!!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Beautiful Dresses For Girls

I share my joy and happiness with two of my old classmates whose children will be getting this year!  At our age *mid fifties*, we are now on the phase of life to looking forward to our kids' marriage.  Time really flies, from babies to toddlers, teenagers and now working adults, our kids really are grown up for my old classmates are now in the mid fifties!  It amazes us that we do not feel that "aged" as yet.   

Many of my friends have grandkids already.  It is time for them to get baptized and have communion ceremony in churches.  Many of them are looking for  nice dresses especially those who are attending their first communion dresses and I think I can help them by clicking here for more choices and designs.  Meanwhile I can browse online to look  for them.  These are a few communion dresses which I found very elegant and nice.



To my delight, I came across these cute and white communion dresses and gowns for girls the other day.  these gowns can be worn as "flower girls" during weddings as well. I am sure my friends will love these beautiful Nectarean Ball Gowns and their accessories as much as I do, they will be just perfect for weddings!  Here are a few I have chosen from the jesusspeakstome website.  There are a lot more and their accessories which include shoes and hand bands are also available.  Simply too good not to share!!
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