Monday, 31 December 2012

Ay Fond Kiss by Eddi Reader

Ay Fond Kiss sung by Eddi Reader
Thought you may enjoy this Rabbie Burns song on New Years Eve

Sunday, 30 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Desperate Dan in Dundee

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Desperate Dan in Dundee

Friday, 28 December 2012

Holiday Cottage Perth Shopping in Dundee

Holiday Cottage Perth Shopping in Dundee
The bargain hunters were out in force shopping in Dundee today

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Misty Perthshire Christmas Walk

Misty Perthshire Christmas Walk
The air was fresh and cold and a mist started to descend.....



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Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Christmas Day at the Hermitage Dunkeld Perth Perthshire

Christmas Day at The Hermitage Dunkeld Perth Perthshire 
The family all went for a walk to our favoutite retreat at the Hermitage. The waterfall is very swollen with all the recent  rain
 

Flooding North Inch Golf Course Perth 24th December

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Flooding North Inch Golf Course Perth 24th December

  More Perth River Tay and North Inch flooding videos

Monday, 24 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth video Christmas Eve on the River Tay

Holiday Apartment Perth video Christmas Eve on the River Tay 
The river Tay is still very swollen from the heavy rains of the last 2 weeks in Perth.

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth Christmas shoppers in rain

Holiday Apartment Perth Christmas shoppers in rain High Street Perth

Apartment Perth Winter rains and floods Scone Park

Apartment Perth Winter Rains and Floods Scone Park 22nd December
When out for a walk with the dog today our way was blocked by flooded footpaths. Trees have been blown down in the wind. Jack our terrier was not too happy about the rain. Only the ducks were happy!


 



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Friday, 21 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth Winter Flood video River Tay

Holiday Apartment Perth Winter Flood video River Tay

Video of the flood waters on the river Tay Perth today

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Watsons of Perth Window design

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Watsons of Perth Window design December 2012
Located on Perth High Street Watsons specialise in glassware, tableware, collectables and teddy bears.Could this be the 2012 winner again of the best window design in Perth?




Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Perth Street musicians 19th December

Holiday Apartment Perth video of Perth Street musicians 19th December

Holiday Apartment Perth Street entertainer Perth High Street

Street entertainer Perth High Street
Photo taken today 17th December  in Perth High Street of a street entertainer. Sitting down but no chair!
How does he do it?

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth Meigle Museum carved stone crosses.

Holiday Apartment Perth Meigle Museum carved stone crosses.
Carved in the late 8th century, the meigle stone cross illustrated below with spiral decorations and mythical beasts. on the other side are horsemen and animals. Located in the protection of the Old schoolhouse at meigle museum with a collection of 27 carved stones

 

Meigle Museum is operated by Historic Scotland. Find the location and opening times for the museum.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Holiday Cottage Perth Winter on the River Tay 17th December

Holiday Cottage Perth Winter on the River Tay 17th December
Perth was very misty and wintery today, no sign of the sun as it was hidden by cloud all day


                           

                           



Holiday Apartment Perth at Vespa Cafe McEwans Food Hall

Holiday Apartment Perth at Vespa Cafe MEwans Food Hall 17th December
I had a fantastic coffee in the Vespa lounge, and was greatly tempted by the range of Italian  panettone, teas, coffee, wines and amaretti biscuits not to mention the selection of cold meats and cheeses in the delicatessan.
Visit the Vespa Lounge 60-66 Watergate Perth PH1 5TF between Tay Street and St Johns Street.Other places where to eat in Perth


 See Vyvyens interview with the manager of the Vespa Cafe 

Friday, 14 December 2012

Google Places page for Holiday Apartment Perth

Google Places page for Holiday Apartment Perth 
This is the new google local places page for  Holiday Apartment Perth   located at 15 Commercial Street Perth PH2 6NN



 
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Holiday Apartment Perth December Photo Album

Holiday Apartment Perth December Photo Album

Some selective photos from our month so far in Perth. There have been glimses of sun amid the wind rain and snow
 

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth chilly morning walk along the River Tay

Holiday Apartment Perth chilly morning walk along the River Tay 13th December
Chilly was the word for this early morning walk in Perth by the River Tay



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Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth Sunset December

Holiday Apartment Perth Sunset December 
This is one of the photos taken by friends and guests staying at our holiday apartments in Perth in December.
More holiday apartment Perth guest photos

All photos coyright holiday apartment perth 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth Late availability December

Holiday Apartment Perth Late availability December
We can offer late availability at our  2 bedroom Holiday apartment in Perth overlooking the river Tay from Saturday 15th Deceember for 6 Nights at reduced price of £275 saving £100 of the published rate. 
Call 01738 506126





Friday, 7 December 2012

Ian Rankin visit to Perth with new Book

Ian Rankin visit to Perth with new  Book
Ian Rankin, creator of the famous Inspector Rebus,  visited the city of Perth on 6th December to give an entertaining talk and sign copies of his new book called Standing in another Mans Grave.
Pictured here with Perthshire online presenter Vyvyen Corrigan who interviewed Ian about his new book. The full interview is available at Vyvyen in Perth Blog

Ian Rankins new book
Standing in Another Man's Grave



It is twenty-five years since John Rebus appeared on the scene, and five years since he retired. But 2012 sees his return
Read the full book description Standing in another Mans Grave and readers comments

Holiday Apartment Perth snow 7th December

Holiday Apartment Perth snow 7th December
Awoke today to more snow. Perth looks beautiful in the snow or the sunshine.


Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Holiday Apartent Perth video Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire

Holiday Apartent Perth video Dunkeld Bridge Perthshire
The Thomas Telford Bridge in Dunkeld is  one of greatest civil engineering feats of the 19th century.
Google Street View
Use the navigation circle to see the view from the bridge or click on the google map to find wher the bridge is located in Dunkeld.

 
Holiday Apartment Video of the Dunkeld Bridge

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Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Holiday apartment Perth says farewell to Desperate Dan

Holiday apartment Perth says farewell to Desperate Dan Comic

The Dandy's final printed edition goes on sale today, so make sure you buy a final copy. 
DC Thomson marks its 75th anniversary by launching an on-line publication.The long running comic will now be available to download on-line, and as a smartphone and tablet app.
Sky news reports that happily Desperate Dan and other favourite pals will still feature in the new on line format.



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Holiday Apartment Perth video of the River Tay Perth December

Holiday Apartment Perth video of the River Tay Perth December

 

Sunday, 2 December 2012

Holiday Apartment Perth view from tower hill towards Carse of Gowrie

Holiday Apartment Perth view from tower on Kinnoull hill towards Carse of Gowrie
Near the summit of Kinnoull Hill is Kinnoull Tower, built by the 9th Earl of Kinnoull. It gives fantastic views down the Carse of Gowrie and the river Tay towards Dundee




 

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Saturday, 1 December 2012