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  • "...thank you for such a splendid day in the Cotswolds"
    A.F. - Utah
  • "Thank you for a fabulous tour - you are a brilliant guide - we love you !"
    B & N - Tennessee
  • "... a thousand thanks for showing us around in your wonderful and beautiful country!"
    JL - Flanders, Belgium
  • "... the Cotswold villages and the vistas were spectacular. The pub lunch was delicious and the atmosphere one of a kind"
    N & B A - California
  • "WOW!!! What a way for a Yank to see France!!! Having one of our old Allies the Brits showing the way!!!"
    WC & PC - Alabama
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    JC - Florida
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    C &C - Georgia
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    SM - Philipines
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    Mike & Jane McCool, Front Royal, VA
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    BE, China

Rob Little’s Blog – musings of an English / British Tour Guide where I not only vent about things that “get my goat” but, also, publish lovely photos and eccentric stories about “this Sceptered Isle”!

Tuesday and Wednesday in Scotchland…..
Wednesday, 20th June 2018

A few random photos of the beautiful Cairngorms.

Rob Little
Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Cairngorm Mountains

Cairngorm Mountains

Braemar

Pitlochry

Midges in Volgograd !
Tuesday, 19th June 2018

The Russian authorities did a remarkable job in dispensing with the midges plaguing the English and Tunisian players in Volgograd last night – they seemed to be dealt with in an efficienctly clinical fashion after a helicopter buzzed around…..

No less accomplished than one would expect?

Rob Little
Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Mid Summer in Scotchland…..

Mid Summer in Scotland…..

Rob Little
Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Taken from the Loch Ness Inn; Monday 18th June at 11:15pm

Taken from the Loch Ness Inn; Tuesday 19th June at 2.53am

Monday…..from Glasgow to Loch Ness !
Monday, 18th June 2018

Another longish day from Glasgow (not a city I would normally have on my itinerary” up through Loch Fyne and Inveraray, the delightful Glen Orchy, Glen Evite, Glenco, Fort William and Loch Ness! Quiet a quiet day really!!

Rob Little
Tour Driver / Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Packing in the luggage !

Stunning view – and the hills behind look nice too 😉

Inveraray Castle

Glen Etive

Glen Etive

Glen Etive

Near Loch Ness

Urqhart Castle, Loch Ness

A choppy Loch Ness

No sign of “Nessie”!!

ssie

Children, children…..

Nicky in Kentucky – hope you are reading this !!

So one of my six Californian ladies decided to video sheep so soon they had all airdropped the video to each other.

I think it is fair to say they are having a great time – the weather in the Lake District was a bit misty but otherwise we have had dry days albeit not Californian temperatures!

Rob Little
Tour Driver / Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Yours truly with the present Mrs Little together with dogs; Freddie the Yorkie and Gladys the Border Terrier as we passed through Tetbury on Friday

This shouts “England” – taken at Hidcote in the Cotswolds

The much heralded “Surprise View” was shrouded in mist yesterday ☹️

The 5500 year old Castlerigg Stone Circle in the Lake District

Six Californian Ladies in Cornwall……
Thursday, 14th June 2018

So here I am at the beck and call of six “Ladies that Lunch” – here in St Ives, Cornwall!

From London we first visited Salisbury Cathedral and Gold Hill in Shaftesbury before ending the first day on Dartmoor. Then to Cornwall – Padstow and Port Isaac yesterday and today we went to St Michaesl’s Mount, St Ives and the Zennor peninsula.

Sunny but breezy…..

Rob Little
English Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Post Bridge – 13th century clapper bridge on Dartmoor

Padstow Harbour, Cornwall

Near Port Isaac

St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall

Ruin of a tin mine in Cornwall

St Ives

A summer view of the Cotswolds…..by drone !
Tuesday, 12th June 2018

This is not particularly good…..

The Road between Roman Villa and Compton Abdale in the English Cotswolds is a gorgeous valley spoilt only by the electricity pylons and the over exposure of my bloody video! Grrr

Rob Little
Learning all ze time…..
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“Dotard” meets “Rocket Man” today…..

A few months ago Kim Jung-Un blasted President Trump saying:

I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire

While Trump called the North Korean Leader:

Little Rocket Man

Let’s hope enemies meeting in Singapore negotiate better than friends in Quebec.

Rob Little
Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !

Letting off Steam…..?
Sunday, 10th June 2018

Letting off Steam…..? Something I often find myself doing on Sundays after watching “Fox News Sunday” or one of the other American Sunday morning news discussions! 😳

But no…..I am ashamed to say today was my first Sunday morning this year, out with my old mates in the “Moped Club”, and sadly without our comrades Dennis (87) who was under the weather as was Roger who is my personal Honda mechanic!

We convened at Blunsdon Steam Railway station and set off to annoy the populous of Wiltshire with our incessant buzzing and belching of blue smoke as we roared through the local villages at 23mph, leaving Sunday bicyclists choking for air!

Being a tour guide has some downsides…..its antisocial family-wise and stops me from having “me-time”. That being said its nice when other people pay me to show them my gorgeous countryside? But one day it has to come to an end. 😢

Rob Little
British Tour Guide
Lets Tour England !

Getting revved up and ready to leave!

Giving our arses a rest from bumps and vibration !

Exasperation…..?

This photo on Angela Merkel’s Instagram at this weekend’s G7 summit in Canada has already been declared an instant classic!

Merkel stares coldly, both hands braced on a table, at a contemptuous US President Donald Trump, who is seated with his arms crossed. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, French president Emmanuel Macron, and British prime minister Theresa May can also be seen standing in the photo.

One can only imagine the conversation…..

And the vitriol exchanged afterwards between The President and the boy, Justin? And Trade Advisor, Peter Navarro said there was “A special Place in Hell” for the Canadian Prime Minister! Extraordinary.

Mind you, we most certainly do need Trump on the BREXIT team – we British are way too polite! 😳

And are the trade tariffs between the G7 nations fair? I have absolutely no idea.

Rob Little
Tour Guide
Let’s Tour England !