I haven’t posted for a few days for a couple of reasons: I’m on holiday in the Highlands and the place we rented for the week didn’t have wifi working for a few days. Now that it’s back, I can post nonsense on social media, play Angry Birds (a firm favourite) and write a new […]Read more "More Highland Adventures"
It’s nearly road trip time with the family. This is when we get up early, head for the already packed car and get on the road to our holiday. It’s become a tradition in our house to do this now and we’ve become rather good at it. We have all our things packed in small […]Read more "Road Trip!"
This weekend brings in another weekend full of pipe bands playing in Glasgow for the World Pipe Band Championships. From all over the globe, musicians gather to play and ultimately compete in the biggest event of its kind. Glasgow is home to the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) and the Worlds have been held […]Read more "The Gathering"
Imagine, if you’ve not done it already, meeting the person you fall in love with, want to marry and spend the rest of your life with. Then think how it might feel to be told you can’t as the law doesn’t allow it and there are people actively campaigning to keep it that way. That’s […]Read more "The Changing World"
For the past couple of days, I’ve been home to anxiety. This is the result of a recent hassle I’ve had where I was dealing with a process junkie on a power trip and I can’t handle the negative emotions that accompany conflict any more. The old me would have dealt with it, managed it […]Read more "The grip of anxiety"
Football season is back upon us, with the summer break over we are underway in the UK, all bar the English Premier League which starts this weekend coming. It was good to see the Scottish games get underway with no dramas other than on the park, as we’ve again had a summer where off field […]Read more "The National Obsession"
I have great kids. You may have read before how proud I am of them and the people they are, the way they are growing. But parenting can be hard, no matter the age of the child. The older they get, the different challenge that is posed and teenage years are bloody hard for anyone […]Read more "The Parent Game"