No, I’m not just muttering gibberish. Well, OK it may seem like that to some. Tha mi ag ionnsachadh Gàidhlig, I’m learning Gaelic. This summer I was able to spend two fabulous weeks on the Isle of Skye attending 2 back to back short courses at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig (SMO), the Gaelic College.
It was only a short time spent in Bonnie Scotland, but each time I go there I find the draw to return stronger and stronger. It’s always been part of my life long plan to return to my patriarchal ancestral home of Scotland. While the big cities aren’t dissimilar to the big cities anywhere else in the world, it’s the smaller towns and villages out in the county side that are the real draw for me.
Mega Scotland 2010 was very good to say the least. We’d got ourselves checked in about 11am or so I suppose. We had a bit of a lazy morning on Saturday, but who can blame us after the 10hr marathon drive from Heathrow to Kinross.