• Exploring Lochranza, Arran on a SYHAdventure

    Posted by Susanne from Adventures Around Scotland on

    If Arran is Scotland in miniature then Lochranza must be one of the prettiest Highland villages you could ever visit and Lochranza Youth Hostel is located in a prime setting to take advantage of the breathtaking surroundings. I was staying for my second #SYHAdventure and if I thought the view from...

  • Dig It 2015

    Posted by DigIt! 2015 on

    Guest post by Julianne McGraw. Dig It! 2015 has begun and you’re invited to join in with the year-long celebration of Scottish archaeology! After all, archaeology is about you, me and all the people who’ve gone before us. It’s about identities and a sense of belonging. It’s about getting muddy –...

  • Winter Walking with Jim Sutherland

    Posted by Jim Sutherland on

    I am writing this piece whilst listening to the wind, rain and hail batter against the windows of my house. We are in the early part of the winter and already I have experienced what I call ‘the etch a sketch’ moment where spring, summer and autumn are wiped clean and it feels as if I have always...