Posts tagged ‘Ireland’

To celebrate Dad’s retirement from a long and distinguished career as a British Literature teacher, the family (Erik, Paul, Kelly and Dad) flew from the Midwest to Glasgow where I met them.  After a quick tour of the School of Arts and other Charles Rennie Mackintosh architectural gems, we departed urban, proletariat Glasgow and drove south to the English Lake District.  We rented the pleasing self-catering Fairfield Cottage on the outskirts of Grasmere village.  We enjoyed great views of the surrounding fells and fields, full of green splendor and pastures of bleating sheep.

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