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San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice

Venice Venice is one of the most photographed cities in the world. Every year, between 20 and 30 million tourists visit and take photographs. Lots of photographs. St Mark’s Square, gondolas and canals – they have all been photographed every which way possible. I wanted some photographs of Venice that were different to all the […]

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Day Four on Scotland’s North Coast 500 – Shieldaig to Inverness

My first post described our planning for our trip round the North Coast 500. My second post covered our first day, travelling from Inverness to Melvich. My third post covered our second day, travelling from Melvich to Lochinver and my most recent post described our trip from Lochinver to Shieldaig. After a short time heading […]

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Day Three on Scotland’s North Coast 500 – Lochinver to Shieldaig

In my first post, I wrote about our preparations for this journey. In my second post, I wrote about our first day, going from Inverness to Melvich. In my most recent post, I wrote about our second day, travelling from Melvich to Lochinver. Today we travel South from Lochinver, down the coast to Shieldaig. Heading […]

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Day Two on Scotland’s North Coast 500 – Melvich to Lochinver

Heading for the West Coast In my first post, I wrote about our preparations for this trip.  In my second post, I wrote about our first day on the North Coast 500, which ended with us turning West at John O’Groats and driving along the top of Scotland. In this post, I will describe our  […]

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Day One on Scotland’s North Coast 500 – Inverness to Melvich

  In my previous post, I spoke about the prepraration and planning that is required before you attempt Scotland’s North Coast 500 route, round Caithness, Sutherland and Wester Ross. Today, I will tell you about our first day on the route, which takes us from Inverness to Melvich, via Brora, Wick, John O’Groats and Thurso. […]

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Scotland’s North Coast 500

Introduction to the North Coast 500 in Scotland Join me on the greatest motoring adventure in the British Isles on the North Coast 500 in Scotland. I’ll take you along some of the most challenging roads in the country and will show you some of the most amazing scenery that you will ever see in […]

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The Kelpies

Believe it or not – this is a colour photograph, despite looking like a Black and White image. Meet Duke and Baron, two Clydesdale horses that were the inspiration for a sculpture “The Kelpies” that was errected in Falkirk, Scotland in 2013. At its highest point, this sculpture is 100 ft high and each head […]

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