With only a few months to go now until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Twickenham, England’s Stuart Lancaster has announced his hotly awaited 50-man squad. The 45-year-old head coach began his speech on 20th May by focussing on those who had made the cut, rather than notable absentees. Lancaster stressed the need to stay true […]
I’m now doing monthly blogs for the Scottish Youth Hostelling Association. I have to confess I hadn’t stayed in one for a while so I was a little unsure… But I’ve really had my head turned to what they offer – they’re not just for ‘youths’ with family rooms, apartments, meals with local produce and […]
I have to admit I had always thought of Angkor more as a temple than a city. I had long been keen to visit, but was unable to get there when nearby in the 1990s due to the security situation. I was delighted then to finally get there recently and also discover that the site […]
Ever since I was a wee boy I have always been a big fan of ferries, so being involved in writing the new onboard brochure for CalMac, who operate the ferries on Scotland’s West Coast, is an ideal fit. Wrote a lot of the copy and provided many of the photos too, most notably on […]
Have just written and illustrated a series of destination guides on some of my favourite places for the ace folks over at Edinburgh’s very own Skyscanner. I’ve been a fan of their website for years, one of the first to offer flight comparisons from budget as well as scheduled carriers in the same search. It’s always been […]
Been down to Dumfries and Galloway to check on this brilliant new treehouse for the Independent on Sunday, one of the cosiest romantic escapes in the country I’d say. To go to the review just click here.
I’ m now doing blogs for the ace Scottish website, Scotland Now. It is a website designed ‘For Scots Everywhere’ so whether you have lived here all your life, have never been and have Scottish ancestry, or are just even interested in finding more about travelling to and around Scotland then you are more than […]
I love ferries so it’s a great fit that I am now doing blogs for Cal Mac, the company that has taken me on so many adventures around Scotland’s Hebridean Isles, the Firth of Clyde and to remote parts of the Scottish mainland. I’ll pop a link to the blogs below so look out for […]