Our Clan

by John McEwan
(Peterborough, UK..But my heart is in the highlands :-))

Added the tartan and beer pull for the McEwan spellers, J&M

Added the tartan and beer pull for the McEwan spellers, J&M

I have just read your story about your Scottish escapade at the Castle McEwen, and it brought a smile to my face. I am a Scot and a McEwan to boot (Yet another spelling) :-).


I well remember the trek involved in getting to the castle site/cairn. The rickety bridge has now seen better days; consequently there is now more leaping of burns involved to get there. Having said that, I did enjoy the walk not to mention the hospitality of the Kilfinan Hotel where we were made to feel most welcome. We also enjoyed our beer! (Well, it had our name on it!).

Although I work mainly in England I do try to get back to the hills as often as I can. My eldest son and I spent a fortnight roaming around the highlands last year and took the opportunity to visit the cairn again. He is very interested in all things Scottish and is currently undertaking some familial research.

Anyway, I don't want to bore you. This was just a quick note to thank you for bringing back some happy memories.

Best regards,
John

Comments for Our Clan

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Dec 12, 2009
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
I am a very proud McEwan
by: Iain Craig McEwan

I am a very proud McEwan, my Father, Grand Father and Great Grand Father are from Greenock, Scotland. “As far back as I can go, they are all named John McEwan.

I have been brought up and currently live in Worcester, England. "Not my choice"!!

Reading from this web site makes me feel great, part of a strong and proud Clan. I would love to speak to any other McEwan’s. Please contact me at

iainmcewan@live.co.uk

Reviresco

Iain McEwan

Aug 30, 2008
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
McEwan
by: Anonymous

I hope to go to the Castle myself someday. My Great Grandmother was Ann (called Anna) McEwan, same spelling, and came to America, to New York State, from Dundee when she was 18. It's exciting to discover family history as I have begun to research.

May 01, 2008
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
We're smiling too
by: Judy and Mark

And your story brought a smile to our faces in turn. We love these stories we get... happy memories for all of us!

Judy and Mark

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Clan MacEwan Stories.

Happy travels... even if you don't travel the world... just remember that life is a journey... embrace and enjoy it! Judy and Mark

Curious about what else we've written about?  Search our site for a destination or travel tip.


Protected by Copyscape Online Copyright Infringement Tool

But... We'd love to have you share this page or comment on it…
Thanks, Judy and Mark

Ready For A New Adventure?

We escape by traveling…
But there are more ways to escape. 
Work on something you LOVE…
With A Website
SBI Teaches You Everything

First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life

Timely Tips

Summer Vacation
Travel is fun in the Northern summer... but don't neglect the Southern Hemisphere at this time of year.
Yes, it's winter in South Africa, but that's their dry season. It's a good time to travel there.

Lions stop traffic in Kruger NP South Africa

Sometimes you need to watch rain patterns instead of just seasons to figure the best time to travel...

Whether you're taking a road trip close to home or traveling abroad...

Whether it's summer or winter in your part of the world...
the way you pack can make it all more pleasurable.

Check out all our Packing Lists and Tips.


Need travel ideas?
Things to See in Europe
Africa Calls!
Travel In America

Don't just dream about it...
Start making plans!

Custom Tour Planning List
International Travel Planning Tips
Foreign Is Fun - Not Scary!
Get Your Passports and Visas

And Expect Good Things
There Are Tourist Angels

Search

Search MouseToursTravels
Travel questions or destination info?
Find our answers faster..
.

Translate

We want you to feel comfortable out in the world and on our pages - so surf away in your own language...

Updated Tips & New Travel Stories

  1. Silk Road Adventure

    Ths silk road has called adventurers since ancient times... why not go yourself?

    Read More

  2. Travel Security Alert Packing Guide - Tips To Comply With Airport Security Rules

    Stay alert to what you can take and where to pack it when you fly. Our travel security alert packing guide will help you prepare for your flight and get through security checkpoints.

    Read More

  3. Acceptable Identification Document For Travel - What Qualifies?

    When you go through airports, you need an acceptable identification document, so what qualifies?

    Read More