Category: Places

posts about travel, places i go, that sort of things

Brodie castle

There be castles…

It is not a surprise that I like castles. Turrets, dungeons, little windows for boiling oil, portcullises ( or is it portculli ?) what’s not to like? It turns out that the answer is spiral...

Must review TopGear Aquacar challenges

Must review TopGear Aquacar challenges

Ok, Monday the 17th was a bit wet, if one thinks about the deluge that ensued. It was a bit like driving through a vertical river, until we hit the M9, at which point it...

Trek through the frozen north 2011

Trek through the frozen north 2011

October. Autumn. Season of mellow fruitfullness. Red golden leaves, Sunsets, trolling long the beach perhaps wearing an Arran sweater to ward of a slight chill. I’ve checked the Weather. Never mind that two weeks ago...

I am become….

I am become….

Dys … devourer of words Dys … destroyer of walls Dys … Constructor of bookcases Yes, I’ve said that before in relation to Geeks, but this time I mean it.I’m rehoming my library. When we...

Tasting,tasting, 123

Tasting,tasting, 123

think that this is a post best described in pictures rather than words. This is mostly because the words were “mmmmmm” or “Mines a pint”. My friends should have been doing this a la viz....

Something,something, darkside

Something,something, darkside

Of the planet. Or at least the frozen north where aeons ago continental plates smushed inot one another with enough force to form an island. Where the rock strata has more in common with canada...