Go on Holidays with Margaret Atwood


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Go on Holidays with Margaret Atwood

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Mar 7, 2009, 12:48pm

An ad in today's Globe & Mail (Saturday, March 7, 2009):

Explore the Scottish Isles
Graeme Gibson
Margaret Atwood
Book by March 11, 2009 and save up to 30% on select cabins!

Scotland Slowly: from Glasgow to Edinburgh
May 23-June 2, 2009 aboard the luxurious MS Andrea
from $5,995 to $9,795 includes all port fees, air extra
Rated one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth by National Geographic Adventure Magazine


Let us know if you go!

Mar 7, 2009, 3:02pm

A bit too expensive for my budget, I'm afraid...

Mar 7, 2009, 3:13pm

No kidding!

Mar 10, 2009, 8:30am

OMG, I would just die for that trip. Well, it is the stuff fantasies are made of, eh? :-)

Mar 10, 2009, 9:18am

She's not going as a writer though, she's going as joint President of the Rare Bird Club.

Mar 10, 2009, 11:36am

>5 Jargoneer: that's it, kill my fantasy. Geesh. :-)

Mar 10, 2009, 4:49pm

Hey! I just want to let you all know that Margaret Atwood is travelling as both a represntative of the Rare Bird Club AND as a writer. Her lectures onboard will be literary-focsued. Here are her proposed topics:
1. Scrooge McDuck: “Payback” and the Scottish factor (miserly or not? Scotch tape? etc.)
2) Robert Louis Stevenson, with special emphasis on “Kidnapped”
3) Robertson Davies and JK Galbraith and Alice Munro and the “Scots” of South-western Ontario (in Canadian writing)

The trip is on the M/V Andrea which is only 96 passengers so you will definitely get one on one time with her. Adventure Canada is also offering 30% making the price from $4196 CDN (not $5995) if you give them a call! 1-800-363-7566

Mar 11, 2009, 1:36pm

>7 becks03: that paper I wrote on RLS in 7th grade might come in handy! :-)