Category Archives: Scotland

Mull, again

A week away on Mull, one of my favourite places in the world. We had a beautiful lodge – big, top quality, nestling in the middle of nowhere. The neighbours were … Not all that friendly – tolerating us, at … Continue reading

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Damselfly

A year ago Mugdock was a place we knew about, but never really thought to visit. When lockdown relaxed last year it became our escape from our computers and our work. A year later, it is the place we go … Continue reading

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Strontian

As travel restrictions lofted, we were so happy to be able to travel up to the Highlands again. As usual, we stopped at Inveruglas to stretch our legs. We were surprised to see show on the top of the mountain. … Continue reading

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Hamish the Tour Guide

Yesterday, as part of the SocMedHE20 conference, we ran a competition to guess where Hamish the Cow was. Hamish was originally knitted by me back in the old world of social contact, before we realised we’d have to run this … Continue reading

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November Haiku

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October

The months go so quickly at the moment, but my photos remind me of what we’ve been doing. Mugdock continues to be a joy – harder now the nights are drawing in, but walks in the later afternoon help to … Continue reading

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September in Scotland

I can’ t believe how quickly this month has flown. Uni’s back (though most of us never went away), autumn is here, the nights are drawing in. We’ve been driving out for walks when we can, always with cameras slung … Continue reading

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Lagnakiel

A holiday. A month ago it didn’t seem possible, but here we are, staying in a lodge outside Oban. Beautiful views: Lots of birds – like this heron hunting outside our window: And this one down by the shore: At … Continue reading

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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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T-REX

For the couple of months there’s been a T-Rex in Glasgow – one of the most complete skeletons in the world. Of course, we left it until the final day to visit.

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