Down a little side street in the centre of Perth lies the home of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society – this is a house with a long and unexpected history!
For their valuable source of food and their versatile building material, hazel trees have been prized since the dawn of time. But hazel nuts are believed to contain wisdom, and a little bit of magic as well…
Sitting right next to Linlithgow Palace, for centuries St Michael’s Church has welcomed Scotland’s kings to worship under its roof.
The second in my photo-series on rocks! Some spectacular formations can be found at Skipness in Kintyre…
While I was writing about Tantallon Castle, I got sidetracked by an alluring story…
The ancient seat of the Douglas Earls of Angus, Tantallon Castle tells a story of power, violence and treason. Most visitors didn’t bring a picnic – they brought guns!
Right by the roadside near Kenmore in Perthshire is this wonderful stone circle – and some of its best friends appear to be trees
WILDLIFE AND NATURE
Fascinating in so many ways, the white berries of mistletoe have a long connection with Christmas. But the truth goes back still further, as any Druid would tell you…
Evergreen, toxic, and able to live for thousands of years… it’s no wonder the yew tree was revered in ancient times.
The votes have been cast… has your favourite won?
This lovely new pencil drawing is just finished…