Edinburgh in May?

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Edinburgh in May?

Postby Nolamike » 18 Feb 2016, 02:12

My aunt will be visiting Scotland from New Zealand in May, and my dad is contemplating making the trip to see her (considering their ages, their health, and the fact that they live across the world from each other, and that they are the last two of nine siblings, it's now or never). And if he does go, I'll be joining him, possibly with the wife and kids as well.

Specific dates still need to be ironed out, along with possible travel to other parts of the U.K., but I'd love to get together with any BCBers who may be in the area then!
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Goat Boy » 18 Feb 2016, 10:56

I'll be in America for the first three weeks of May but back after that
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

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Re: Edinburgh in May?

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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby The Slider » 19 Feb 2016, 13:02

I'm off for two weeks in May and was contemplating a trip to Edinburgh anyway....
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Jeemo » 19 Feb 2016, 14:14

I'll be up for coming through to Edinburgh, usual provisions of kids changing things at last minute.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby hippopotamus » 19 Feb 2016, 16:37

Nolamike wrote:My aunt will be visiting Scotland from New Zealand in May, and my dad is contemplating making the trip to see her (considering their ages, their health, and the fact that they live across the world from each other, and that they are the last two of nine siblings, it's now or never). And if he does go, I'll be joining him, possibly with the wife and kids as well.

Specific dates still need to be ironed out, along with possible travel to other parts of the U.K., but I'd love to get together with any BCBers who may be in the area then!



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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Jeemo » 19 Feb 2016, 17:16

hippopotamus wrote:
Nolamike wrote:My aunt will be visiting Scotland from New Zealand in May, and my dad is contemplating making the trip to see her (considering their ages, their health, and the fact that they live across the world from each other, and that they are the last two of nine siblings, it's now or never). And if he does go, I'll be joining him, possibly with the wife and kids as well.

Specific dates still need to be ironed out, along with possible travel to other parts of the U.K., but I'd love to get together with any BCBers who may be in the area then!




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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Nolamike » 19 Feb 2016, 18:45

Excellent! Now I just need to finish cajoling my dad into taking the opportunity to visit his sister for a final time!
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Dor-Relip Hotels and Bathings » 19 Feb 2016, 23:56

Jeemo wrote:
hippopotamus wrote:
Nolamike wrote:My aunt will be visiting Scotland from New Zealand in May, and my dad is contemplating making the trip to see her (considering their ages, their health, and the fact that they live across the world from each other, and that they are the last two of nine siblings, it's now or never). And if he does go, I'll be joining him, possibly with the wife and kids as well.

Specific dates still need to be ironed out, along with possible travel to other parts of the U.K., but I'd love to get together with any BCBers who may be in the area then!




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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby yomptepi » 20 Feb 2016, 17:41

May you say...

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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Jeemo » 20 Feb 2016, 22:32

I'll alert Joe.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby WG Kaspar » 21 Feb 2016, 00:11

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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Loki » 21 Feb 2016, 10:48

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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Betty Denim » 22 Feb 2016, 11:58

I'll come for Edinburgh. Not sure about Glasgow.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby The Slider » 22 Feb 2016, 16:04

do we have dates?
I would like to book the train early as it is much cheaper if we do that
There are some fares as low as £25 each way - dependent on the day of the week - ahead of time.
But the standard fare is nearly 200 sovs from London.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Nolamike » 22 Feb 2016, 17:02

I'm trying to get things firmed up in the next week. Not sure of the exact dates yet.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby hippopotamus » 22 Feb 2016, 22:10

Betty Denim wrote:I'll come for Edinburgh. Not sure about Glasgow.


Silly.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Betty Denim » 23 Feb 2016, 11:14

hippopotamus wrote:
Betty Denim wrote:I'll come for Edinburgh. Not sure about Glasgow.


Silly.


I can only get up there once a year and I like to be in Edinburgh if possible. Shouldn't be a massive problem to nip over to Glasgow though.
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Re: Edinburgh in May?

Postby Goat Boy » 23 Feb 2016, 15:21

Well nobody wants to visit Glasgow do they?
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