Indeed, as the Ultravox song goes – Oh Vienna! We spent the best part of 4 days here in March and we absolutely loved our time here. Vienna has grand buildings, world-class music and art, and some of the greatest cakes we’ve ever eaten!
This is the second in my recap posts following my progress during the ‘A Year with my Camera’ course. See this post for the first instalment!
A Caithness celebration of books and writing will present some of the UK’s top authors with its return in 2019. Last year’s inaugural John O’Groats Book Festival was so popular, that this year’s festival will span three days!
At last year’s Taste North, I enjoyed meeting food and drink businesses from around Caithness and the rest of the Highlands. The most local to me, based right in Wick, is SHORE which harvests seaweed from around the Caithness coastline! Shore Seaweed gifted me a bag of their dulse variety for the purposes of the…
At the beginning of February I signed up to walk a stretch of the/ John O’Groats Trail (JOGT) which is a coastal walking route from Inverness to John O’ Groats. There are 147 miles passing through stunning coastal scenery and historical points of interest.
Way back in January I had a day in Elgin – which is nestled halfway between Inverness and Aberdeen. In last weeks post I shared the mill tour at Johnstons of Elgin, home of fine cashmere homeware and clothing, but in this post I’ll be sharing more of what you can expect to see, do,…
I was in Elgin recently. There’s a fuller post coming up next week on how I spent a day exploring this cathedral town in Moray, but today I thought I’d tell you about a mill tour at Johnstons of Elgin which is not only free, but fascinating!