Tag Archives: Scotland

Write Out

As anyone who lives in Glasgow will tell you, Glaschu means “dear green place” in Scottish Gaelic. And I feel very lucky to live in a vibrant city that has so many parks. Kelvingrove is the one I visit most, … Continue reading

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Monday Feldgang

As I walked up the path to work today I looked to my right, and noticed some more flowers. Some are cultivated, the others are native. All are lovely.

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The Lion and the Unicorn

The lion and the unicorn were fighting for the crown … A pause in my day to think about today’s Feldgang. The noise of the stonemasons reminded me that this staircase is being repaired. The lion, of course, stands for … Continue reading

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Morning flowers

Between the main road and Professors’ Square is a pathway with wild flowers growing on either side of it. I always appreciate them, today I stopped and took a few pics with my phone

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Arran

A quick trip over to Arran at the weekend with Flora McPuffin. She had a lovely time seeing all the diverse birds over there.

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Dots, dots everywhere

Today’s dots – a freshly baked batch of oatcakes. Time is of the essence with these – they need to be quickly mixed together and rolled out while the dough is still warm, else the mixture sets and becomes unworkable. … Continue reading

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Pollok Park

A trip out today to Pollok Park. Virginia creeper around the Edwardian House: Standing on a bridge over the river Cart Zooming in: Looking for horses that bite and kick: Autumn is here, but this Indian Balsam is still flowering … Continue reading

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Shetland

Back from a quick weekend break to Shetland. The views from our hotel window in Lerwick was amazing:Niall spent a lot of time looking at divers and working out what they were: We didn’t see many Shetland ponies, but here … Continue reading

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The best decision I ever made

I had a training course off campus today, so all week I’ve been planning to use this as an opportunity to respond to Kim’s weekly photo challenge¬†and take photos of the path I chose to walk along. As a bonus … Continue reading

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Another year older

My birthday this week gave N and me an excuse to take a week off from work and head up to the Cairngorms for a few days¬†of bird watching. At least, that was the plan. Tuesday began with a flurry … Continue reading

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