The West Highlands Rail Journey

This month we took a ride on the West Highlands railway, spending five enjoyable hours meandering through spectacular and dramatic highlands scenery before reaching the village of Morar. After spending the night there and enjoying a stroll around its beautiful sandy bay, we hopped back on the train and headed back down to Fort William…

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A Day Trip to Melrose Abbey

Last week, we hopped on the scenic Borders Railway to visit Melrose Abbey. It was a most enjoyable trip made all the better by some unseasonably warm and sunny weather. Not only was it lovely to feel the warmth of the sun and to see clear blue skies, but the low afternoon sun made for some great photography conditions.

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Our 2018 in Photos

When a new year arrives, I like to look back at my photos from the past 12 months to remind myself of everything Anna and I did in the last year. So please join me as I run through the highlights of our year.

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Hidden Architectural Gems of Edinburgh

Edinburgh has its famous landmarks and buildings that everyone visits, but there are a few amazing places which most people probably miss because they’re either off the beaten track or else not accessible all year round. So, without further ado, here are my hidden gems of Edinburgh.

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Starry Nights in the Scottish Highlands

In February this year, we had one of those magical moments that you can’t plan but just happen now and then - if you're lucky. And when they do happen you just have to be quiet and focus on being in the moment so you soak up every last bit of it…

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The Wee Book of Edinburgh

Since moving to Edinburgh a year and a half ago, I've built up a collection of photographs of this singularly photogenic city we now call our home. Recently, I was researching famous quotes about Edinburgh and I had the idea of coupling my favourite images with my favourite quotations. The idea turned into the Wee Book of Edinburgh.

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Doors Open Day - Edinburgh

The end of September was ‘Doors Open Day’ here in Edinburgh, which is a weekend when buildings normally closed to the public open up to visitors. Lots of fascinating buildings participate and if you’re interested in architecture, history or just like nosing around places you don’t normally get to see, then it’s a great way to spend a weekend.

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