Where else would you find bagpipes, bass guitar, drums and a brass section all sharing the same stage? It has to be a Red Hot Chilli Pipers gig of course! For us this was the high spot of a fun weekend at the Best of the West festival, held in the grounds of Inveraray Castle.Continue reading “Simply the Best (of the West)”
I really want to be part of the tourism scene, so I have taken a wee job! For the last few weeks I have been working part time at Inveraray Castle – ancestral home to the Dukes of Argyll and the seat of the clan Campbell. The castle is an iconic local landmark
Fantastic, fun and totally delicious. We enjoy a spot of fishing, and there is no shortage of great places to fish around Balliemeanoch – both sea and fresh water.
There is nothing that conjures up images of Scotland quite like the sound of pipes and drums, and that was main sound we could hear as we drove into Inveraray today. The highland games season is well underway, and I have been waiting patiently for my first chance to experience this quintessentially Scottish pastime firstContinue reading “Fun and (Highland) games”
Seemed like a simple enough suggestion, so off we went, free-wheeling to the Creggans. The recent showery spell has kept us mostly indoors for a couple of days and we were in need of some fresh air and exercise. A little run down our quiet lane, then along the shores of Loch Fyne, followed byContinue reading “Let’s hop on our bikes and go to the pub”