Great Britain

A Taste of Urban Grit – Glasgow in Photos

August 5, 2011 Jack 0

Mad, bad and dangerous to know. That’s what I thought about Glasgow growing up ‘doon the water’ in Rothesay. It always felt as though there was an undercurrent of violence simmering just beneath the surface… […]

Europe

Strathpeffer, a Scottish Enigma

August 3, 2011 Andy 3

Wandering through Glasgow I’d come across a replica of Dr Who’s Tardis. Arriving at the little spa town of Strathpeffer, I wondered if I’d accidentally stepped inside the iconic time machine… […]

Europe

One Night in Glasgow

July 17, 2011 Andy 4

It’s not enough time. A week would be needed to even begin to do justice to this, “the most perfect Victorian city in the World” as Sir John Betjeman described Glasgow. But it’s all we’ve got and the clock is ticking… […]

Food and drink

The Best Square Sliced Sausage in Scotland

July 17, 2011 Jack 4

The Scots are an ingeniously creative nation. Just about everything that’s useful was created by a Scot (or the Swabians). Take sausages for example. Whilst most of the world make sausages…well sausage shaped, the Scots don’t.
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Great Britain

Thistle Hotel, Glasgow

July 14, 2011 Andy 0

The consummate city centre hotel right in the heart of Glasgow’s shopping centre in easy reach of bus and rail connections. Modern style, comfort and a breakfast that it’s worth flying to Scotland just to enjoy. […]