26th of December

by on December 26th, 2014

Big thanks to big sis Alison and hubby Iain for a stonkingly good Christmas Day…Jingle Bells!

24th of December

by on December 24th, 2014

Have a wonderful Christmas from everyone here in Bonnie Scotland.

18th of December

by on December 18th, 2014

This musical performance was a bit stilted…..I get my coat….Xmas shopping in Perth has been a delight this year as the pedestrianised central area has been awash with street performers and colourful market stalls.
The Arbroath Smokie – a Scottish culinary icon up there with the Forfar Bridie and the Kirriemuir Gingerbread. Or even the Dundee Cake or the Abernethy Biscuit… A dangerous thing for someone to be making in the centre of a town. They might get haddock for assault. I’ll get several coats..

16th of December

by on December 16th, 2014

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EXTERMINATE! it’s amazing who you meet Xmas shopping in Perth. Yes I’m the new Dr Who, the time travelling folkie. Turns out all you need to thwart their bid for domination of the universe is a whute picket fence…..

12 of December

by on December 12th, 2014

Sunrise on Kinnoull Hill near Perth. The River Tay winds its way towards the North Sea. As you can see winter is very much upon us and the skiers are getting twitchy…
The iconic Perth image of the Tower on Kinnoull Hill. You have to be careful because the cliffs are deadly…
‘Dae ye see yon high hills, A’ covered o’er wi’ snaw’…..this is the Highland Line – the great division between the fertile Perthshire farmlands and the wild mountains beyond, where Gaelic was mostly spoken until fairly recently. The southern part of Scotland is not remotely flat but all the peaks over 3000 feet (and there are over 300 of them) lie beyond this great hurdle. In the foreground The River Tay runs towards Perth.