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If this isn't the best ... part 1

If this isn’t the best view in the world... then I challenge you to prove otherwise -

Perhaps I'm biased, but in case you don't yet agree here's more ... 

I say 'one of' because when middle daughter gets back from her grandparents with her phone, I can download a picture of THE best view in the world. And yes, I am 100% biased. 100% a Scot at heart. 100% passionately in love with the west coast of Scotland. Aren't we all just a little bit nostalgic about the place we grew up? And doesn't nostalgia sometimes blur into a deep passion?

Here's more ... 

Add wellies; sea-shell-gathering ...

... and crab hunting; squealing oystercatchers in conversation with squealing Littlest; “sinking sand!!”... 

... and sea “anenomenomees.”

Flashbacks to my own childhood – running down silver sand-dunes; carrying BBQ and picnic and drinks; swimming towels; cricket bats and balls; long-treasured friends now far-flung with their own children – and wondering if a part of me is forever here and can I in a too-short, chilly hour instil a bit of my love for this life-affirming place into two of my children?

Think I did ..

Probably not necessary, but here's more evidence in support of the claim that Scotland has the 'best' views:   a bit further north ...

And finally ... the journey home


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