A weekend away to Ardbrecknish House

As I sit typing, snow whirls around the street outside and bangs at the window like an intruder trying to invade every crack of the city. It is the first time in 5 years that I have seen snow like this in Edinburgh. It makes the city seem like a completely different place. The dense…

The golden highlights of San Francisco

San Fran is home to hippies, sea lions, a red bridge, Mrs Doubtfire, tasty seafood and Alcatraz. With so much to see, what should you see if you only have a few days in the city? Here are some of the top spots I visited on my trip to the city. Fishermans Wharf & Pier 39…

We were promised a Mammoth: Austria

What small village has a population of only 758 people, is recognised all over the world as one of the most beautifully crafted lake towns and is so loved that China recreated it in as a housing development in Luoyang, Boluo County, China. Hallstatt!! Yes, the stunning village of Hallstatt is situated in upper Austria in the Gmunden…

Golden Passage

         A rumble.      A beat.        A thrust.  A lift.         Freedom. A Girl lays one side of her head on an open window ledge. The wind sweeps salty air lightly through her hair. The sun travels alone overhead with not a single cloud nearby for…

A Date With New York City

Watch as sleepy eyes flutter between dreams and reality.   Watch as harsh melodies full of sticky intent tangles themselves on delight.  Watch as worlds struggle to escape gravities pull towards a collision they cannot prevent.  Watch as pain lines the skin clinging to bone.  Watch as the fantasy grows dark and life takes hold.  Now watch as the real adventure…