Along the beach I look for somewhere I Can sit and rest and watch the sea advance. Upon a rock I look into the sky So full of blue and white but when I glance Down at my feet a decomposing bird Lies broken and defeated. I recoil And move away, but it […]
Part I Baillie does not immediately come to mind when thinking of Highlanders who settled the forests of Northern Nova Scotia, yet they are a family at the root of many genealogies of the people of Earltown and West Branch. Although the name appears among the clans of Scotland, family would be a more apt […]
Why I love Hermes Epsom leather This is practically a heresy, but indulge me and read on.
Senior fixtures – Scottish Cup, Premiership, Championship, League One, League Two, Highland League, Lowland League, South Region Challenge Cup, East of Scotland League, King Cup, South of Scotland League, North Caledonian League
Brora: Silent Stills: 18 Year (Scotland Highland Single Malt Whisky: 18 Year: 52.9% ABV) Visual: Pale gold. Very slow puckering forms into thin streaks from the spirit. Nose: Crushed rocks. Mild smoke and soot. Planed red wood. Lime hints. Barley. Water adds more rocks and grit. Soft apricot. More water keeps roughly the same. Body: […]
New experience: the former House of Fraser store will be restored and transformed Diageo has confirmed plans to transform the former House of Fraser store in Edinburgh into a visitor experience for Johnnie Walker whisky that will include space for live music and other performance arts. The Edinburgh attraction at the western corner of…
Key Stage One Playground Games in Brora #Key #Stage #One #Playground #Games #Brora https://t.co/bD9nF0ukyB Key Stage One Playground Games in Brora #Key #Stage #One #Playground #Games #Brora https://t.co/bD9nF0ukyB — Playground Games (@playgroundsgame) February 10, 2019 From https://playgroundsgames.tumblr.com/post/182716822259
While studying for a Certificate of Natural Sciences with The Open University, I learned that Scotland, the Highlands in particular, has popped up suddenly from the ocean by around 25 metres. I’ve often marvelled at the shoreline around Brora as you can clearly see the ridge that would have marked the ancient sea levels. You […]
The Tain Youth Cafe YMCA has been celebrating its 25th Anniversary year. The final event in the year of celebration will be: A Thanksgiving service at the Tain Parish Church on Saturday 2nd March 2019 starting at 2 pm There will be refreshments and fellowship afterwards in the small hall. The Lord Lieutenant Mrs Janet […]
Some of these images were taken by Tina Lear
It was one of those days, when only silk pyjamas would cut it.
Student Loan for Bad Credit in Brora #Student #Loan #for #Adverse #Credit #Brora https://t.co/5j6QUzrgBW: via Twitter https://twitter.com/ukadversecredit From https://adversecredit.tumblr.com/post/182529631420
Senior fixtures – Premiership, Highland League, South of Scotland League, Jock Mackay Memorial Cup, SPFL Reserve League, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS)
By the time we get to January & February in the UK, I’m pretty fed up with Winter dressing but there are some style ‘rules’ that I tend to stick too, to get me through:
Mr John Ball was the main general surgeon at the MacKinnon Memorial Hospital in Broadford, Isle of Skye. His skill, kindness and winsome humanity should be the subject of another blog by another person. Rural mythology said that the shore at Broadford was strewn with gall stones removed by John. Such was his penchant […]