Day 3 – Loch Insh

A great day for ducks and all Law Primary kids. By day three there are very few dry clothes in our dorms but we have all had a fantastic time on the water. The loch has been so calm which had meant some epic journeys up the loch, we’ve visited remote islands and Mr Barnes almost made it to the River Spey. This morning some of us enjoyed problem solving, a chance to be on dry land for a couple of hours. During this session the girls trashed the boys at assembling a tent, we all became entangled in knots and we managed to engineer our own tripod to cross a deathly moat. Just a normal morning here at Loch Insh. Robbie has also had a fabulous time joining us with our activities. Just today he has been kayakking and sledging on the dry ski slop, even getting `some air’ off a jump; demanding to go higher and higher up the slope.
In the afternoon a group of us did some sailing, we mastered all of the basics and we had a chance to test our skills by sailing home in The Big Storm; well a wee hailstorm to be more precise. Here are some shots from today; look out for Mr Barnes’s funky cycling kit. I did miss a fantastic photo opportunity last night when Miss Skinner became entangled on the assault course netting until she was left flailing and hanging upside down. Thankfully the children were able to help her down as the teachers were too busy giggling – sorry Miss Skinner. Tonight is the final disco before a morning of further activities and a lunchtime departure. Getting those washing machines warmed up!!
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    -megan smith 7B

  8. The photos tell the tale. A great time had by all.The Middle Area have all read your blogs during this morning’s assembly and they are hoping that they will get the chance to go to Loch Insh in P7. Super Cool Not! was the comment they made about Mr Barnes and his cycling gear. And I am afraid they all giggled when they heard about Miss Skinner hanging upside down in the climbing net.
    Well, we have had a wet playtime and primary 4 have all done an accelerated Reading test. Hope they have done well. Where would you rather be? reading test or Loch Insh? No contest. Have a safe journey home and enjoy all the spoiling you get when you get home.

  9. Alisa

    Looks like you’ve all had a great time at Loch Insh. Hope the disco was a success! Missing you loads – got your favourite dinner for tonight. Enjoy your last morning.

    Love Mum & Dad

  10. To Megan how was it. I saw the video it looks fun. do you miss me because i miss

  11. Hi Grace. If I tell you I baked your favourite cake and have made a pizza for tea will that make you get on the bus & come home?! Hope so! xox Mum & Dad

  12. Hey Louise
    Bet you had loads of fun at the disco!!! you were looking good on the ski slopes – at least you could see where you were going!!!!

    Have a great morning and see you later. Miss you lots. Mum

  13. Hi Kirsty,

    You look like you are having sooooo much fun. Looking forward to seeing you. Rebecca’s missed you too 🙂

    Mum x

  14. Hi Ailsa,
    Hope you’ve had a fab time. It’s been a quiet week here!
    Love mum, dad & Jamie

  15. Annabel F
    Hope you’ve had a great time xx looking forward to seeing you this afternoon to hear all your exciting stories xxx
    luv mum

  16. Hiya lauryn can’t wait to see you today
    dads hopes u have some loch insh fudge left for him lol
    see u soon love ya xx mum and dad xx

  17. Hello to everyone from Mrs Macniven and primary 5B. Looks like you are having a whale of a time with a few interesting incidents along the way for some of you. It is very quiet and strange down in the upper area without you all. Hope the disco bopping doesn`t wear you out too much and enjoy your last day tomorrow. See you all soon.

  18. Hi Abbie. Can’t wait to see you and hear about everything. Hope you had a good last night at the disco. Missed you loads. Love you xxxx

  19. Hey Eilidh, hope you are grooving on the dance floor – big tip – don’t copy your Dad’s dance moves 🙁 We have missed you loads this week and really looking forward to hearing all your stories tomorrow. Lots of love Mum, Dad, Rosie & Jamie xxxx

  20. Hope you are having a great time Heather! I am missing your company…. a wee bit 😉 xxxxx see you soon! Enjoy yourself!
    Love and hugs from Isla

  21. Hey Rhia! looks like your having a ball! were all missing you,cant wait to see you and give you a big hug!!!! looking forward to seeing you tomorrow!!!!!

    LOVE YA!!!! Mum,Kenny and Rhia

  22. Hi Amy I haven’t been able to find you in the photos so dying to see your smiling face tomorrow and catch up with the chat! Hope you are having a great time, and looking forward to sharing the fudge.
    love and kisses mum xxxx

  23. Hey Martha!
    Hope you had a FAB time at the disco!
    We can’t wait to see you tomorrow but have a fun last few activities!
    Love from us all

  24. Hi Sarah

    Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Debbie is very excited about getting her big sis back again. Artur has been rained off again at Sheffield and has just arrived home very tired!!

    Washing machine is at the ready!!!

    Love mum, dad, Sarah, Debbie and artur xxxxxxx

  25. Hi Christopher. Looks like you been having a great time. Looking forward to hearing all the news when you get back tomorrow!

  26. Hey Morven – hope you enjoy your disco – I know you will look beautiful as always.

    Love Mum xxxx

  27. Hi Jessica
    Are definitely missing you now – think you can come home!
    Mum, Dad and Amy XXX

  28. hey amy, nice to see some pictures of you skiing, your so lucky your hair is so straight:)! have fun at the disco remember the moves dad taught you! can’t wait to see you tomorrow! lots of love Megan:)!xox
    hi amy, have a great time at the disco tonight! cant wait to see you tomorrow! lots of love mum&dad!xxx

  29. Hi Megz – good to see you in some photos again. Looks like it’s been a jam-packed couple of days. Have a super-duper time at the disco tonight. Have the washing powder and the washing machine ready to go!!! One more sleep till your home, can’t wait.

    Love you Mum, Dad and Missy xxxx

  30. Hi Craig, has your tooth come out yet? We’ve kept a piece of Dad’s birthday cake for you, it is delicious!! Really looking forward to seeing you tomorrow and catching up with your news. Great to see you in some photos. Boogie says hello – squeak, squeak. Bye love you, Fiona x

  31. Hi Claudia, looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Great to see the photos of you. Enjoy the disco. Love Mum, Dad, Fenella, Lamps & Willow xxxxx

  32. Most impressed that you are all surviving the activities. Been pretty horrible in Edinburgh but not so bad in NB! Dad and I are looking forward to having you home Grace, but Dad is worried he won’t get to see the IPad once you are back. Have a great evening at the disco. Xox Mum & Dad.

  33. Katie S. we are pleased that you are all so obviously having a good time and do not seem to be having as dreadful weather as we are. Make the most of the rest of your time there . Love, Grandad and Grandma.xx

  34. hi Ewan and lewis

    looks like you are having a great time
    we have finally seen you in some pictures yay
    im looking forward to seeing you tomorrow
    xox 🙂

  35. Hi Rory!
    looks like you are having an amazing time- especially on the mountain bikes from day 2!
    dads asking if your room’s tidy?
    Can’t wait to hear all your stories!
    love el and dad

  36. Hi Alasdair, At last some photos of you, so you are there! Looks like you’re all having great fun. Jonathan’s missing his big brother – he can’t work the xbox without you! Looking forward to having you home, and hearing all about it. Enjoy your last evening!xx

  37. Hi Grace! Hope you are having a great time.
    Miss you, see you next week for paired reading !

  38. Looks like your all having a great time!!! Hope you had a great birthday yesterday and you shared that Birthday Cake with all the teachers!!!!! Look forward to hearing all about it tomorrow! Better get your dancing shoes on for the disco tonight he he xx ILY Mum xx

  39. Glad you are still having fun…… Not too late at the disco all you rugby boys and girls…. there is training on on Saturday… if you have enough energy left.!!!!

    James; it is still soaking wet in Manchester. After cycling in this morning I think I was about as wet as anyone who has had a dunk in the loch. Looking forward to hearing all of your stories

  40. Glad you are still having fun…… Not too late at the disco all you rugby boys and girls…. there is training on on Saturday… if you have enough energy left.!!!!

    James; it is still soaking wet in Manchester. After cycling in this morning I think I was about as wet as anyone who has had a dunk in the loch. Looking forward to hearing all of your stories

  41. It looks like you are having a super time at Loch Insh (I am guessing it beats maths and spelling back here at school?) Hope you managed to avoid falling the loch (too many times!). Say hi to everyone else in P7c from me too and make sure you are looking after Mrs Barbour and all the other teachers- I hope they have all managed to avoid falling in the loch too! I cannot believe Miss Brodie did not get a photo of Miss Skinner hanging upside down…
    Mrs Foster.

  42. Hannah – It’s good to see your smiling face on the photos. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow. Got plenty of extra washing powder, hot cocoa and cosy blankets at the ready!! Enjoy the disco tonight. Mum xxxxx

  43. Hey Robbie;)

    Hope your having a good time, I’m so jelouse:)

    Your house seems very quite.. Without you blasting one direction through the house;)

  44. Hey ROBS!
    So jealous of you!
    We have been playing FIFA, wooh! Hope you are having fun and not missing your hair gel!

  45. Hi Tommy, it looks like you’re having a great time. Lightbulb is missing you – and so am I! See you tomorrow – enjoy the disco!

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