Green

I have  been an expat for over 6 years now and most of my infrequent visits to Scotland seem to have been in April or August/September. Scotland has four distinct seasons, although some may argue it has only two (Winter then Summer which normally comprises one hot day...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Symbol

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Symbol.” The Forth Rail Bridge is one of the most recognisable symbols of my home country, Scotland.     Did you know our banks print their own GBP banknotes which are accepted tender...

Fowlsheugh RSPB Reserve

Fowlsheugh is a nature reserve in the North East of Scotland, run by the RSBP (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds). You will find it just south of Stonehaven, some 30 minutes drive from Aberdeen. Fowlsheugh is one of the largest seabird colonies in Scotland;...

My October

I have got SO far behind with my blogging…. here’s some of the highlights which have kept me from my keyboard! October saw us waking up in Istanbul, Turkey, at the end of an adventurous 8 day holiday which you can read about in this month’s Oasis...

Sri Lanka ’13: Kandy

Our host in Sri Lanka resides in Kandy and we were lucky enough to be a guest in his lovely home for a few nights.  Kandy is the second largest city in SL after Colombo, the capital of the Central Provice and the home of the Temple of the Tooth.  Situated 500 metres...