Who said university is one big holiday and students never leave their rooms… or was that just my old Aberdeen Uni pal Jim?
All joking aside my heart goes out to our students who continue to be scapegoated through this COVID-19 crisis.
Fact is that people, senior people, go to University halls on holiday in the summers and get attended to by students.
And we serve them, clean their rooms, entertain them and make up packed lunches for their tours around Aberdeenshire.
There will always be a special place with me for Saga for employing me then in the Aberdeen halls of residence.
And they didn’t forget me either, sending me their literature when I turned 50.
We’ve all been reacquainting ourselves with our own cities and countryside again during this lockdown.
Saga offers Aberdeenshire, the Cairngorms and Balmoral (the Queen’s summer gaffe.
Which you’ll recognise from Mrs Brown) two passengers, five nights from £519pp.
You might be happy to know that guests have been upgraded from students’ rooms which was their billet back when I worked for Saga.
You’ll be staying at the 4* Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel and among your excursions will be:
A half day around Balmoral Castle, a full day in Cairngorms National Park and a half-day Dunnottar Castle and Stonehaven.
Check out Saga for terms and conditions.
Look out too at their Scottish Highlands Escape from £669pp.