Chairs of the Scottish Parliament

The Parliament building in Edinburgh, Scotland is an architectural delight. Or so I think, after visiting it last autumn. It is modern, clean, and inviting. It is a contrast to so much in Scotland that is older. But, that’s what I like. For what was once new, over time becomes old. A good motto for…

Last days of Scotland

I headed to the National Gallery first thing in the morning and spent a couple hours looking at the beautiful art work they have. The brilliant thing about the National Galleries in the UK is that they are free – they are all by donation. So, everyone is free to enjoy them and those who…

Time for the Tattoo

I jumped on the train in the morning for the 3 or so hours journey to Edinburgh. It was a cool journey, as we start right in the highlands and move away – the landscape kept changing along the way, but was stunning all the time. A common theme, are you noticing? I arrived in…