Blurb Instagram Books – Volumes 5 & 6

Printed photos beat digital Any Day This week I was pleased to take delivery of my latest Blurb Instagram Books – Volumes 5 & 6. I’ve mentioned them in the past, but Blurb as a great way to bring your digital photographs to life. Having them printed as a set of books also means I […]

Logo Development with Affinity Designer

As a jobbing graphic designer, I’ve been using Adobe’s Illustrator for well over 20 years to create vector graphics, logos and the like. While I still use an old version in my day job, using it at home has become untenable. I can stretch to £8 a month for the Adobe Lightroom / Photoshop subscription, […]

The Brodick Bunkhouse & a bike ride

Way back in spring, I was fortunate to win a Facebook competition for a nights stay in the all new Brodick Bunkhouse. This modern take on the traditional bunkhouse adjoins the Douglas Hotel on the Isle of Arran, just across the road from the ferry terminal. Repurposing an existing building, it offers bright, comfortable and […]

Hinterland

 Scotland’s Festival of Architecture was kicked off with the Hinterland art installation at St. Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, a place I have explored and admired since I was a child.  An it was through my involvement with the Instagram community  I was able to blag a ticket for the event thanks to architect and fellow […]