Staceys' Visit

Imogen - Counting House
On Saturday the 4th of January, the Staceys arrived for a six day visit. After church on Sunday we went ouy for a pub lunch at the "Counting House" - a very boring JD Wetherspoons chain pub, but pleasant enough - here's Imogen sorting out the condiments table.

Imogen and Amber - Shoes Amber - Shoes 2
After lunch, we went up to McManus Galleries and saw the "Shoe" exhibition - here the girls are trying on some lovely footwear.

Amber at St Andrews Amber and Imogen - St Andrews Castle Imogen in the clouds Sue and Ken - St Andrews Castle Deb, Blake, Sue - St Andrews Castle
On Monday, we did St Andrews, with the usual stops at the castle...

Blake at St Andrews Cathedral Girl at play Icy path at St Andrews Cathedral Staceys at St Andrews Cathedral
.. and cathedral. However, we also visited St Leonards School, where Deb's mum had been a student.

Arbroath Abbey Arbroath Abbey under Moonlight
After St Andrews, we visited Arbroath Abbey. A very impressive structure indeed. This also gave us the opportunity to buy a couple of Arbroath Smokies and some kippers for breakfast.

Imogen and Sue at Moulin Inn Staceys - Caisteal Dubh
After our kippers on Tuesday, it was off to Pitlochry for Blake and Ken to visit the Edradour distillery. At lunchtime, the girls joined us for lunch at the Moulin Inn, and then a walk about the hills above Pitlochry and a visit to the Caisteal Dubh.

Mmmmm - Whisky, cheese, cards and company 2
Mmmmm - Whisky, cheese, cards and company

Royal Staceys 2 - Stirling Stacey girls - Stirling Castle
After a more sedate day on Wednesday, when we visited the Sensation Science Centre in Dundee, We went as far as Stirling Castle with the Staceys on Thursday morning before saying our goodbyes.