Here is a piece for Malaysian Airlines on Glasgow I worked on recently. I just did the photos this time with fellow travel writer writing the copy. I’m a huge fan of Glasgow and hope my photos get even a little of my love of this multifaceted city across. Thanks go to Visit Scotland […]
Wee photo blog on the brilliant Commonwealth Games Flotilla 2014. I boarded Cal Mac’s newest ship MV Lochinvar to join the largest flotilla ever to sail up Glasgow’s River Clyde (around 250 vessels), from Greenock to the city centre, with everything joining from ferries to yachts and even one semi naked kayaker! It was a real […]
The Sleepy Way to Scotland In Scotland there may be an independence referendum, but whatever the outcome there will undoubtedly still be constant traffic between Scotland and the ‘Auld Enemy’, England, with so many business, commercial and familial ties between the two countries. These ties have recently been strengthened with welcome news that transport […]
Love Prague, but sometimes the old town can get just a little too touristy for my tastes. If you feel the same then you might want to check out my Guardian guide to Zizkov, a nefarious suburb that knows how to party and retains a sense of critical cool and arty feel that has been […]
I’m a huge fan of walking on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria. I’ve been on self-guided trips, group trips and also to the ace Grand Canaria Walking Festival. The reasons why I think that this idyllic isle is perfect for year round walking are all in here, a blog on my blog www.thescottishtravelwriter.com.
I’m a huge fan of Scotland and I think that comes across here in a massive supplement that showcases some of my favourite parts of the country and also some of my favourite hotels, restaurants and wee escapes. Used a lot of my photos too. The link is here.
I’m now working with the ace Historic Scotland as their ‘roving blogger’. Stay tuned for bi-weekly blogs as I tour Scotland’s top historic sites, offer Top 5 tips and much, much more. Historic Scotland love history as their Twitter handle says and so do I so it’s the perfect marriage rather than a rough wooing. […]