My 10th Bike-packing trip to Scotland’s Western Isles
Vatersay, Barra, Eriskay, South Uist & Benbecula I’ve been in love with this part of Scotland since I first visited on my bike in 2009. The beaches have been my bedroom, my inspiration and the main draw for my visits over the years. Weather can be hit or miss in the Western Isles, but mostly […]
OK, it was July when I visited the Hebrides, and its now December and almost the next year, but what can I say. It took me a while to retype my handwritten scrawl from my notebook and of course I had too many photos to choose from. But here they are and I hope you […]
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 […]
Not a comprehensive documentation on my summer trip back in July. I didn’t shoot a great amount of video, so I used what I had to experiment a bit more with Apple’s GarageBand application. I still have some ways to go and I’m not musically inclined in any way but splicing together loops and samples […]
Experimenting making my own music in Garageband. This isn’t a new video, but it was the perfect length to try out a tune I put together on my iPad in Garageband. I have no musical ability, so putting samples and loops together is the perfect way to score future movies.
Here is an account of my Hebridean holiday. I usually write up the diary when I stop at the end of the day. The date heading are indicative and show when I wrote the piece. Monday 4th August 2014 16:57 I’ve fed on the now expected macaroni cheese, wandered the deck of the boat, tried […]