Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

Day One Hundred & Nineteen

NIKON D3000 0.8s Focal Length: 26.0mm f/9.0 ISO: 400

NIKON D3000 0.8s Focal Length: 26.0mm f/9.0 ISO: 400 119/365. The Cloisters at Glasgow University. Tomorrow is our last day in Glasgow!  I wandered around the city today to take some pictures and I am going to miss it here. 5 Positives for today: Had a nice lie-in. Went to Tchai-Ovna for some tea and falafel. […]

Day One Hundred & Thirteen

NIKON D3000 1/250s Focal Length: 18.0mm f/10.0 ISO: 400 (P)

NIKON D3000 1/250s Focal Length: 18.0mm f/10.0 ISO: 400 (P) 113/365. Great Glen Way: Drumnadrochit to Inverness, 18 miles. We finished The Great Glen Way and in true Scottish fashion it poured!! I loved the sections along the way from Gairlochy to Fort Augustus but that was all I loved, maybe with better weather I […]

Day One Hundred & One

SAMSUNG ST500 1/750s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80

SAMSUNG ST500 1/750s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80 101/365. Amazing, Amazing, Amazing Sunny Day!! Stewart and I wandered around Buchanan Galleries and I got to do some shopping, then we went and sat outside at a pub for lunch, I missed the sun soooooo much it felt so good on my face just sitting […]

The Italian Chapel, Orkney.

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So I decided to make a separate post about this chapel.  I thought the place was beautiful and I got some great pictures. The Italian Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel on Lamb Holm in Orkney, Scotland.  It was built from limited materials by Italian prisoners of war during World War II.  You can read more about the chapel HERE.

Day Seventy Five

SAMSUNG ST5000 1/350s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80

SAMSUNG ST5000 1/350s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 80 75/365. As we start getting ready to leave Scotland I have been reflecting on the things I love about it here.  IRN BRU is just one of those things and I happened to be drinking it on my lunch break.  I hated it the first time […]

Day Sixty Two

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PICASA COLLAGE No EXIF data available 62/365. I just took these photos to put together a flyer advertising the rental of my flat.   It is nice to see it complete after all the renovations we did.  Not a surface went untouched. If you are looking for a 2 bedroom flat to rent in Glasgow, Scotland leave […]

Day Sixty One

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Lengh: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200

SAMSUNG ST500 1/45s Focal Lengh: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200 61/365. Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery. The building is beautiful inside and out, it was opened in 1901 and refurbished between 2003-2006. It houses a large art collection including the famous Salvador Dali painting “Christ of St John of the Cross”.  It also has a natural history collection which includes […]

Day Thirty Eight

SAMSUNG ST500 1/15s Focal Length: 4.9mm f3/5 ISO: 200

SAMSUNG ST500 1/15s Focal Length: 4.9mm f3/5 ISO: 200 38/365. Ahhh, Sunday.  A day to relax, clean a bit and go for walks 🙂 Elder Park Primary is near my home and was recently sold to the Scottish charity Quarriers, residents were originally assured the building would be renovated.  However Quarriers will now be demolishing the 110 year […]

Day Fifteen

SAMSUNG ST500 1/60s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200

SAMSUNG ST500 1/60s Focal Length: 4.9mm f/3.5 ISO: 200 15/365 I would like to introduce all of my Canadian followers to the Scottish diet.  This my friends is a fried pizza supper, that is half of a cheese pizza deep fried and covered in salt & vinegar – served with greasy chips.  I can imagine you […]

3 Peaks!

Scafell Pike

In March our “3 Peaks in 3 Days” challenge was inhibited due to extreme weather at Ben Nevis.  We managed to tackle and bag Scafell Pike on March 28th and Snowdon on March 29th.  Now yesterday we finally bagged Ben Nevis! Scafell Pike was by far my least favourite, I was so tired and poor […]