8+ hours on a coach bus = :-(
Arriving in Scotland to fine Scottish weather (occasional glorious sunshine, occasional rain) = :-)
Staying in Dalkeith Palace, a country estate built outside of Edinburgh in the early 18th century, complete with reputed haunting, secret passages, a grand staircase, and the remnants of servants' quarters = AMAZING (and me pretending I'm in Northanger Abbey...)
For real, people, this is where I'm staying while in Edinburgh:
Requisite library things commence Monday morning.
*photo courtesy of Librarians Scotland Tour