Category Archives: Music

Musical Journeys – Following the Songlines

Our lives take us through so many different phases, twists and unknown turns; well certainly mine has. Sometimes it’s interesting to look back and see what crazy things we were preoccupied with in years gone by; given perspective, we might … Continue reading

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The Final Mile

  Usually (if I get around to it at all), I write and share pictures about places, people and travels; however today, just for a change, I thought I would put a post about Runrig, a celtic rock band from Scotland that I’ve followed for … Continue reading

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Surviving the Worst of Times: Recording an Album

It was one of these days when all your worst nightmares come true. You arrive at work to find that the boss has other plans for you; you’ve been made redundant !  So you go home to find a phone message saying that the … Continue reading

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Assynt: Winter light in Scotland’s far North West

Journey  to Scotland’s “Middle Earth” Whilst Germany is fascinating to explore for its culture, heritage and history, it’s very hard to beat the Scottish Highlands for experiencing pure, raw nature and a sense of connection with landscape and “spirit of place”. The Assynt … Continue reading

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Going Home – A view of Scotland from Europe

I’ve been living in Aachen for over a year and in early November I decided it was time to head home, to reconnect (albeit briefly) with past roots and all things Scottish. Most interestingly I wanted to see how Scotland appeared to me from … Continue reading

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