Fort William, Scotland

Another late night and early morning – but I needed to have some quiet to start my day after the not so quiet start the day before. So, I got up early enough to just grab coffee and wander the streets on a quiet Sunday. I found a bench and began reading about my destination…

World Piping Championships

I woke up early and headed out to find Glasgow Green- it was all about the bagpipes and cheering for the Canadian teams who would be here. And while I had looked forward to this for awhile, and I can handle some bagpipes, being assaulted by dozens of pipes and drums at 830 in the…

Falling in love with Glasgow

I began the day taking some quiet photos of Georges Square while few people were there and before it got rockin’ later in the day. Then, I headed to the Gallery of Modern Art to see some great stuff. I love museums and art galleries, and teh UK is fortunate enough to have Trusts set…

Stirling, Scotland

I woke up early and headed up the hill to my first stop – The Church of the Holy Rude. It’s been around since the beginning of the 15th century and King James VI (Scotland) / King James I (England),  the son of Mary, Queen of Scots,  was crowned here as an infant. From there,…