Postcards from Dublin..while waiting for the train — A SILVER VOICE FROM IRELAND

While waiting for my train this week before returning to Cork, I took advantage of the lovely Spring sunshine to stroll around the area beside the Irish Rail Dublin terminus at Heuston. We rush in and rush out of this building, eager to catch a train or a bus or a tram, too busy to […]

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‘BLOODY HELL Robert the Bruce movie Outlaw King will feature some of the bloodiest battle scenes in cinema history’, put Braveheart in the shade and boost tourism like Outlander. — Talking-up Scotland

© Daily Record That’s the typically restrained headline from the Sun, above, for the new £100 million epic being produced for Netflix, on the life of Robert the Bruce. It’s expected to have levels of violence comparable to Game of Thrones and, I expect, a bit more accuracy than Braveheart as it will be scripted […]

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Looking back on a long, cold winter with a dram in hand — Travels with a Kilt

Whisky 2018 – My Top Suggestions Coming off a seemingly endless winter, it’s fair to say the whisky cabinet has taken a bit of a battering in early 2018. Dark, cold and unwelcoming nights have seen the increasingly set-in-his-ways old grouch that I am spend much of my time slippered-up, dram in hand, mumbling cantankerously…

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The Sky Garden | A Free Alternative to the Shard — Free Tours by Foot

This post covers how to visit the Sky Garden, London’s free observation deck, including information on hours, directions, where to eat, and other things to do. The Sky Garden is 1 of our top 10 free things to do in London and is located near the end of our Old City of London Tour. What…

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The Cateran Trail with a Difference – Join me for a Yomp in the Highlands — Travels with a Kilt

The Cateran Yomp Muddy boots, damp socks, sweaty brows, trembling knees….and an ear to ear smile. Just some of the typical characteristics of a long-distance walker that has found the necessary inspiration to take on the Scottish Highlands. For lovers of the outdoors, endurance events are about as much fun as it gets and this…

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