We moved back up to Suni Duni (Dunblane) in September 1997, after 5 years in a tenement in Cowane Street, Stirling. It was just Elaine, myself and Sean, who was 3 months old. My folks in Murdoch Terrace were delighted, they loved Sean and fought over who should hold him when we popped round. SeanContinue reading “Back to Suni Duni”
When you travel to an ‘unusual’ destination, you need to put up with stereotypical comments from friends. Colombia played right into their hands.”Oooft watch you don’t get kidnapped” and “have you no’ seen Narcos?” Yeah yeah. So, I’m sitting in a holding cell in Aeropuerto Internacional El Dorado, Bogotá. The Colombian customs officer is lookingContinue reading “Bogotá”
We first visited Harris in the summer of 1991. It wasn’t very summery but we fell in love with it. Got a B n B in Tarbert and an introduction to the Hearachs. “Can we get a double room for tonight?”. “Well let’s see” said the old lady (cailleach)” we have a double room andContinue reading “Harris : Follow your Dreams”
I’ve been doing the pharmacy delivery driver for over a year now. I’m getting to know the auld yins and they’re getting to know me. It’s a hard act following in the footsteps of “Bill the Pill” as they call him but just the other day an auld dear in Dunblane said she recognised myContinue reading “Following Bill the Pill”
Saturdays are football. Simple. Before the female half of you switch off….wait a minute please. It’s about community , team spirit, looking after your teammate. Elaine’s choir I would imagine is similar in a gentler fashion, especially on show night. Theres nerves but you get out there and put on a performance, give it yourContinue reading “Football Family”
Brussels airport and I’m looking up a the departure board. Moscow 0925. This is it !I’d got the 0605 from Edinburgh earlier – never slept, never do with an early rise. I should be a burst baw but Im buzzin’. Theres Scotland fans milling about. Part of me is reassured : well at least I’mContinue reading “Brussels to Moskva”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”