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The Oma Does Edinburgh

16th August 2012

You may remember that we have a house guest. We’ve taken him out with us almost everywhere since his arrival.

Here is photographic evidence of The Oma’s adventures so far:

In my bag, ready for the pub.

Hugging some cider at Sofi’s:

Offering me a rose. Possibly drunk here:

Zombie coffee is good for hangovers:

More coffee at Artisan Roast.  He appreciated the signage:

Perusing Festival posters:

And enroute to a bookshop. His hosts didn’t buy any books. He wanted some postcards. No such luck.

In the middle of a celtic-knotted compass in The Meadows:

Posing in front of The Usher Hall.  Probably wondering if they need any robot guitarists.

Trying to blend in with the furniture at Frisky, after enjoying some of their frozen yogurt:

Maybe it was a sugar-high, but he was very happy to get to Edinburgh Castle:

And even happier to to see the Scottish flag: 

Here he is having a moment outside The Scottish Parliament:

And then Sarge took The Oma and George up Arthur’s Seat.

The boys go hillwalking:

And to prove they made it down from there…

We took The Oma to the movies.  To see Ted.  We thought it was appropriate somehow.

Some notes on the photos:

They are a joint effort.

Sarge climbed hills to get some of them.  He loves me that much.

The Oma reminds you to drink responsibly.

For more on The Oma’s adventures, please visit:  The Oma Today Project.

Stay tuned for:  The Oma Does Glasgow and The Oma Does Newcastle.

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  • Reply Hippie Cahier 16th August 2012 at 4:00 pm

    Fantastic! I should have packed myself in that box!

    • Reply LKD 16th August 2012 at 5:23 pm

      Well, there is a party next year! 😉

      • Reply Hippie Cahier 16th August 2012 at 5:50 pm

        I’ll be sure to pack my fanciest hat. 😉

  • Reply Hippie Cahier 16th August 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Reblogged this on The Oma Today Project and commented:
    Our hero’s having a great time in Scotland!

  • Reply thoughtsappear 16th August 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Great pics! I love your bag!

    • Reply LKD 16th August 2012 at 6:39 pm

      Thanks, The Hipster does, too! That bag is very popular.

  • Reply Karen 16th August 2012 at 6:57 pm

    Has he met Flat Stanley?

    • Reply LKD 16th August 2012 at 7:02 pm

      Good question. Perhaps they could do lunch!

  • Reply Miriam Joy 16th August 2012 at 9:26 pm

    My parents went up to Arthur’s Seat while we were in Edinburgh, but I didn’t have the energy. I stayed at home and wrote instead. Story of my life, really 😉
    I also appreciate that signage. That’s good signage.

    • Reply LKD 16th August 2012 at 9:33 pm

      Very good signage.

      While they went up, I read and people-watched.

      Successful day all round.

  • Reply Carol 18th August 2012 at 5:12 pm

    It appears the Oma is having a grand time. You are such good hosts!

  • Reply Zen and Genki 19th August 2012 at 2:51 am

    I LOVE your Oma and totally dug this post showing all the adventures! Looking forward to seeing more 🙂

  • Reply Naomi Baltuck 19th August 2012 at 5:45 am

    What fun!

  • Reply Sara 20th August 2012 at 2:41 pm

    He definitely enjoyed his trip. You can see it in his face 😉

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