STAFFIN INSTAMEET

#DRUIMNANLINNTEAN Back in summer, Calum (@Caldamac) contacted me with an invitation to an Instameet. It would be held in conjunction with the Staffin Trust on the Isle of Skye over a weekend in early October. The project would be community focused, with the aim of promoting responsible tourism. This tied in perfectly with the work […]

Day 15: 2017/18

Glencoe Back up to Glencoe just two days after spending a three day stint there. I knew it was still set up hard due to continued freezing temperatures. So I planned to take it easy in the morning leaving just before 7:00am and arriving around 9:00am. Grabbing something to eat allowed the bright sunshine to […]

Does social media impact on our environment? Do we have a responsibility?

Shiehallion Instameet with John Muir Trust Many of us Instagramers had been sharing concerns about the possible impact social media has on many of our beloved beauty spots and wild places around Scotland. Skye in particular had been taking a beating from bus-loads of visitors in places that maybe don’t have the infrastructure or capabilities […]

True Faith – Manchester Art Gallery

A pilgrimage of sorts It was 1990, the height of MADchester, when I last spent any amount of time in the City of Manchester. I was, and still am a fan of much of the music from this fair city. In the last millennium I was visiting what was then called the G-Mex to see […]