So we went on a minibreak to Edinburgh.
We did all the usual tourist bits.
The boys loved the Camera Obscura, which has all sorts of optical illusions on display.
Boy 1 really enjoyed seeing Boy 2 like this.
This is the view from the top of the Camera.
I enjoyed visiting the Royal Yacht Britannia, now permanently on display at Leith. It appealed to my nosy, looking around someone's house, side.
The Queen had a very modest single bed on the yacht.
And so did Prince Philip.
The yacht was a self sufficient organism - including a huge laundry for all those white naval uniforms. The Captain had to change outfits up to 18 times a day!
Here are some views from Edinburgh Castle.
Fortunately for my ears and world peace in general, I stopped Boys 1 and 2 buying anything in this shop: