Jump to content


Photo

Micromanage My Life


  • Please log in to reply
48 replies to this topic

#16 splinky

splinky

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 20,121 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 06:54 PM


Why donít you get a driver or do a tour of one or more of the scotch trails through Speyside, Higlands, Islay, etc? Or is that a been there done that?


I've found from my trip to the Piedmont that anything that involves my drinking immense amounts during every day ends up making the trip a kind of waste.

(Also, alone with a driver every day. Eeeeewwww.)

but a scots driver. it'll never be quiet

“One thing kids like is to be tricked. For instance, I was going to take my little nephew to Disneyland, but instead I drove him to an old burned-out warehouse. 'Oh, no!', I said, 'Disneyland burned down.' He cried and cried, but I think that deep down he thought it was a pretty good joke. I started to drive over to the real Disneyland, but it was getting pretty late.”
~Jack Handey

*proud descendant of cheese eating surrender monkeys*

 


#17 Sneakeater

Sneakeater

    Advanced Member

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 41,499 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 06:54 PM

I traveled alone in Scotland (city and country) and loved it.


What did you do in the country, Abby?
Bar Loser

MF Old

#18 Eatmywords

Eatmywords

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 649 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 07:09 PM


Why donít you get a driver or do a tour of one or more of the scotch trails through Speyside, Higlands, Islay, etc? Or is that a been there done that?


I've found from my trip to the Piedmont that anything that involves my drinking immense amounts during every day ends up making the trip a kind of waste.

(Also, alone with a driver every day. Eeeeewwww.)

I was thinking 1, 2 or 3 days max. (The rest of the world will want some too).

#19 yvonne johnson

yvonne johnson

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 8,076 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 10:22 PM

What about France or Spain?
It was not a new dish, as I recognised my tooth marks. Wilfrid

#20 Sneakeater

Sneakeater

    Advanced Member

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 41,499 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 10:48 PM

I dunno. Thematically Incoherent.

ETA -- It would be strange to be in Spain after spending a week somewhere where I can't understand anything anyone says.
Bar Loser

MF Old

#21 hollywood

hollywood

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 23,842 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 11:33 PM

I dunno. Thematically Incoherent.

ETA -- It would be strange to be in Spain after spending a week somewhere where I can't understand anything anyone says.

Buy "Withnail & I" and watch it for a week or so. After that you should be able to understand anything. Or, your brain will be so scattered that you won't care.

I got that gin in my system
Somebody's gon' be my victim.

 

Big Freedia


#22 Suzanne F

Suzanne F

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 16,757 posts

Posted 20 June 2011 - 11:54 PM


I dunno. Thematically Incoherent.

ETA -- It would be strange to be in Spain after spending a week somewhere where I can't understand anything anyone says.

Buy "Withnail & I" and watch it for a week or so. After that you should be able to understand anything. Or, your brain will be so scattered that you won't care.


What about Trainspotting? would that help?

I don't want to seem obsessed with this, but . . . -- Sneakeater, August 13, 2014

 

notorious stickler -- NY Times
deeply annoying and nitpicking -- Molly O'Neill, One Big Table


#23 GG Mora

GG Mora

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 9,234 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 12:39 AM


Why donít you get a driver or do a tour of one or more of the scotch trails through Speyside, Higlands, Islay, etc? Or is that a been there done that?


I've found from my trip to the Piedmont that anything that involves my drinking immense amounts during every day ends up making the trip a kind of waste.

(Also, alone with a driver every day. Eeeeewwww.)

Depends on the driver, no?

Posted Image

#24 hollywood

hollywood

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 23,842 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 01:16 AM



Why donít you get a driver or do a tour of one or more of the scotch trails through Speyside, Higlands, Islay, etc? Or is that a been there done that?


I've found from my trip to the Piedmont that anything that involves my drinking immense amounts during every day ends up making the trip a kind of waste.

(Also, alone with a driver every day. Eeeeewwww.)

Depends on the driver, no?

Posted Image

she might be too old for Uncle Sneak

I got that gin in my system
Somebody's gon' be my victim.

 

Big Freedia


#25 hollywood

hollywood

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 23,842 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 01:16 AM



I dunno. Thematically Incoherent.

ETA -- It would be strange to be in Spain after spending a week somewhere where I can't understand anything anyone says.

Buy "Withnail & I" and watch it for a week or so. After that you should be able to understand anything. Or, your brain will be so scattered that you won't care.


What about Trainspotting? would that help?

the toilet scene...

I got that gin in my system
Somebody's gon' be my victim.

 

Big Freedia


#26 GordonCooks

GordonCooks

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,630 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 11:48 AM

If only you were a Scotch Drinker :(
Jazz is musical improvisation; it is the art of the moment. In the recording of jazz, the inspiration and inventiveness of this moment is made permanent by technology, giving pleasure many years after the performance.

Photography is jazz for the eye. - William Claxton

#27 Sneakeater

Sneakeater

    Advanced Member

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 41,499 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 05:27 PM

Wow. London is REALLY cheaper than it was a few years ago.
Bar Loser

MF Old

#28 Wilfrid

Wilfrid

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 69,577 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 07:08 PM

Perhaps I should go see the family?

#29 Wilfrid

Wilfrid

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 69,577 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 07:12 PM

Is the pound really weak? Cheapest room at Manzi's, $470 a night. And that is going to be a small room unless they knocked a lot of walls down.

#30 Sneakeater

Sneakeater

    Advanced Member

  • Admin
  • PipPipPip
  • 41,499 posts

Posted 21 June 2011 - 09:06 PM

OTOH, I got a palatial room (in maybe a more remote neighborhood -- but there's at least one legendary restaurant and one legendary club there [even if they're both past their prime]) for only a bit more than that.
Bar Loser

MF Old