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, […]
Day 3 of Scottish Season 15/16. January was seen off with a trip on Saturday through blizzards on Rannoch Moor and an evening of dinner and drinks at the Clachaig Inn. On arrival we took a short crepuscular stroll around to signal rock then went to the bar for drinks and a hearty meal. The […]
Decided to get up and go for a walk in the frosty fog this morning, and I’m so glad I did. The urban wildlife put on a show only a short walk from my flat. Three otter hunting under the bridge at Old Cathcart, Glasgow. Look out for their bubble trails and see how fast […]
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Hello everybody. I’d just like to share with you a beautiful little piece of art I purchased, it just arrived in my post. More importantly I’d like to share with you the ridiculously talented artist, illustrator, writer, explorer & inspirational woman behind the artwork, Ruth or @blueeggsandtea. Her Instagram gallery is a stream of […]
An interesting interview with a very talented woman about the role of the Scots Gaelic language and her involvement in keeping it alive.
The first snow has started to fall in the city. Unfortunately this is due to a rather volatile weather system coming off the Atlantic. High winds over 100mph put paid to any snowboarding. However, on the plus side conditions should be favourable after the storm passes in a week or so!