Scorched Earth

Last week saw the chance to get out, as a spectator, on the course with the Old Man and my friend. He was up from England on business and took the opportunity to have a round on Dad’s club course, Lundin Links. It’s been dry here for well over 5 weeks now and the landscape…

Rainy Saturday

We had planned to head through to Glasgow today to visit the science museum. I awoke early, by which I mean I was awoken with a kick to the head and a grumpy stomp to the toilet. I was getting the loaf I prepared yesterday into the oven for lunch today, so got semi-dressed and…

Slate-Coloured Storm

Sailing isn’t a pass-time available to many, and one that either appeals or doesn’t; there’s no middle ground. You either love the prospect of carving through the granite-tinted water with nothing but the invisible air as propulsion, or you don’t. There’s the obvious restriction of having access to a yacht, which is why I’m so…

Perth Classic Car Parade

We moved back into the district of Perth & Kinross in late March of this year. It was a really stressful time, not just for the move, but because of all that was going on around the move with jobs and suchlike. Then getting the new house decked out and all the hoards of paperwork…

Sailing Yacht Skua

We were invited to join my Uncle and his pals for a sail around the west coast of Scotland; why not! A trip of a lifetime perhaps. We knew he was going to be buying his own yacht but this was a chartered one, and a long one at that; 40ft long. We got off…