Umbrellas and Ponchos

I don’t think I’ve gone on a trip where it hasn’t rained at least once.  And although I always pack a sturdy umbrella, I don’t carry it with me every day.  And of course when I don’t have it, it inevitably rains.  What to do?

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August in Edinburgh

When I was in Edinburgh last August I attended the Military Tattoo.  During the day the weather was warm, and I thought my summer outfit (short-sleeved shirt, long slacks and sandals) would be fine.  Let’s just say that I seriously miscalculated the weather. Continue reading