June 1970 I missed my last week at school due to some planning, friends and I had been making for … More
In the twilight of his life, Donald Sutherland compiled his memoirs. Published in the 1960s, entitled ‘Highland Childhood’, it recalled … More
Watch those that revise history to suit their notions of the day. The predicament of an act of union signed … More
I drove on the hairpin roads by Innerleithen on Sunday, narrow enough that they were although not quite single track. … More
VisitScotland target Londoners for wellness breaks, but is Scotland’s tourism ready to morph again?
And so you get back into Edinburgh. You take a nap on South Clerk Street as the readiness of the … More
3 month voluntary placement in Quetzaltenango with the countries only Not For Profit trekking organisation.
Fair fa’ your honest, sonsie face Great chieftain o the puddin’-race! The time of year has come and gone. That … More
‘Wot’s the use of talking like that? You know very well that the country is being ruined by foreigners.’ Crass, … More
Mull I wrestled the mini-bus across the Ardnamurchan peninsula. It was bleak outside. The windscreen wipers flapped wildly against the … More