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ScotlandHour – Twitter Chat 26 June 2013 – Water

Having spent last weekend surrounded by water at Crail Harbour as I photographed my way round Crail Food Festival, I’ll have to make some time this week to get organised for the ScotlandHour Twitter chat which is on Wednesday 26 June 2013, with the theme of  Water: Sailing, Cruises, Canals and Waterways, Watersports

Crail Harbour with fishing boats

Crail Harbour as we prepared for Crail Food Festival 2013

The questions which will be Tweeted out are:

Q1 – 9.00pm – What’s your idea of a great day out on the water and where?

Q2 –  9.10pm – Recommend good (family-friendly) water-based activities in Scotland

Q3 – 9.20pm – Scotland’s Canals & Waterways– where to go and what to see?

Q4 – 9.30pm – Leisure sailing & marinas in Scotland – where would you recommend?

Q5 – 9.40pm – Share a memorable water-based journey in Scotland

Q6 – 9.50pm – Share a favourite spot for wild swimming on Scotland’s shores

To participate:

  • Remember to start your answer A1… A2, etc so that we can group answers together to provide useful information for potential visitors
  • Use tag #ScotlandHour in your Tweet
  • Answer the six questions sharing information about your area, or another area of Scotland you know well
  • Recommend other businesses, don’t just focus on your own.  It’s all about sharing.
  • Interact with other participants by asking questions or commenting on their suggestions
  • Keep it upbeat and positive – we’re reaching out to potential visitors to Scotland
  • After the hour, check the stories we create (links will be posted by the hosts on Twitter and on the Facebook page)
  • Follow others you meet during ScotlandHour – they all share an interest in Scotland

Your hosts are: Douglas Baird @BairdTravelsAileen Lamb @AileenLamb,Lesley Judge @LesleyJudgeMark Calpin @HIEHamiltonFiona Drane@FionaDrane and Susan McNaughton , @SusanMcNaughton and there is an@ScotlandHour account to follow too.  All the hosts will be Tweeting out the questions for you to answer.

If you enjoy joining in ScotlandHour, we’d love it if you used the information you found here to write blog posts for visitors to find and help to share the varied types of holiday, short break or day trip – remember to share them with us so that we can pass the information to our visitors too!

Summary and Round Up of Answers for the #ScotlandHour chat about Water – Sailing, Cruises, Canals and Waterways, Water Sports

After the Twitter chat on 26 June 2013, I created a series of stories using the tool Storify to curate the Tweets and their answers.  Here are the links:

Q1 – 9.00pm – What’s your idea of a great day out on the water and where?

Answers in this Storify: Answers to the question “What’s your idea of a great day out on the water and where?”

Q2 –  9.10pm – Recommend good (family-friendly) water-based activities in Scotland

Answers in this Storify: Recommend good (family-friendly) water-based activities in Scotland

Q3 – 9.20pm – Scotland’s Canals & Waterways– where to go and what to see?

Answers in this Storify: Scotland’s Canals & Waterways– where to go and what to see?

Q4 – 9.30pm – Leisure sailing & marinas in Scotland – where would you recommend?

Answers in this Storify: Leisure sailing & marinas in Scotland – where would you recommend?

Q5 – 9.40pm – Share a memorable water-based journey in Scotland

Answers in this Storify: Share a memorable water-based journey in Scotland

Q6 – 9.50pm – Share a favourite spot for wild swimming on Scotland’s shores

Answers in this Storify: Share a favourite spot for wild swimming on Scotland’s shores

And a round-up of all the Tweets, to catch those which didn’t use the Q1/A1 answer and reply:

Round up of all the Water theme tweets for ScotlandHour in June 2013

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