U.K. train stations know what’s what

I do like a good train

Glasgow Central, full of metal and light and people going and waiting and going some more. I love it. Far better than any station I’ve traveled through in the states.

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Scottish salmon heaven

Drool now

Rolled oats on baked, highland salmon with dill cream sauce over vegetables. Eaten on a balcony over-looking Loch Lomond. The waiter told me I looked to relaxed for my own good. I don’t know how I could have been otherwise.

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By yon bonnie banks and by yon bonnie braes

Where the sun shines bright...

Took a nice short trip from Glasgow and had a pleasant afternoon on the banks of Loch Lomond. I really need to stop going to beautiful places by myself.

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Good Scottish weather

I spent an afternoon at the botanical gardens in Glasgow during a fine, fine mist and light drizzle. Lots of pleasant macro photography. Rain drops aplenty. See several photos below.

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Quiet English coast

When I'm a lighthouse operator, will you come visit?

Not a spectacular photo, but a peaceful scene. Great to look out the train from London to Glasgow and see the countryside and the coastline.

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Award winner for good food and hygiene?

Now that's an alluring billboard

An interesting advertising campaign. And an eclectic menu (a chippy that also tempts with Desi food?).

But, I admit, Gennaro’s, just around the corner from the Anniesland train stop in Glasgow, was actually not half bad in the fish-n-chip department. Again, I forgot to take a picture of my meal. Was rather hungry and a bit tipsy.

Though when a takeout joint has to tout its hygiene, I’m left asking questions.

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