'Charles Rennie Macintosh is a Scottish architect, designer and artist whose work is synonymous with the Art Nouveau movement...'
I moved to North Wales from Stirling in Scotland, after spending my whole life in, or in between, major cities, I didn't think twice about, well...anything, really. Everything I wanted has always been right within my reach. Take out coffee? Costa, McDonald's or the slightly dodgy stuff my local petrol station used to sell. … Continue reading How Life Has Changed: Scotland vs. Wales
On arriving in Oban, I battled against the driving wind and rain, along Corran Esplanade, and entered beneath the inviting purple facade, looking a bit more windswept than interesting. Walking into its cosy surroundings, on hard wood floors, the smell of chocolate immediately hit me and, despite resembling some wild eyed, messy haired, scary woman,… Continue reading Oban Chocolate Company
During my work with VisitScotland, I lost count of how many Edinburgh bus and walking tours I had to go on. After the tenth one, it starts getting a bit old but, if nothing else, it gave me such an appreciation for the history and people of the city. After writing a similar post on Glasgow,… Continue reading 8 Great FREE Things To Do in Edinburgh
Jedburgh is a small market town in the Scottish Borders. It lies just shy of 50 miles south of Edinburgh and only 10 miles north of the English border. I've been lucky enough to visit on numerous occasions for work and always enjoy my time there. It's steeped in history and has a host of… Continue reading Free Fridays: Jedburgh
Dunfermline is the largest town in Fife; situated in the west of the region. It also used to serve as Scotland's capital city, a job now held by its close neighbour, Edinburgh. Dunfermline is the birthplace of world famous philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who emigrated to the US from the town in 1848.The Carnegie Library, which… Continue reading Free Fridays: Dunfermline