Saturday, 25 July 2009
What's wrong with this picture?
Okay... what if I tell you that I took the photo in Scotland?
I confess to having been a bit bemused when my husband screeched the car to a halt to point out a 'National Trust' sign - until he persuaded me to read it more carefully.
Yep, in the middle of the Isle of Mull, there's a mausoleum maintained by the National Trust of Australia. Apparently Mr MacQuarie was governor of New South Wales - they must've liked him quite a lot, that's all I can think. At some stage I will find time to read more about him because there must be a story there that's worth knowing.
It was very early in the morning when we visited (having got up at 4am and watched the sun rise over the ocean) and on the way back to the car we almost tripped over a little hedgehog: