Category: Scotland

Seven Glasgow pubs

“Ye’ ll hae tae go next door,” the doorman said. All the copious pubs around Hope Street were full. “But that’s Irish.” The occasion was Ireland v Scotland Euro football qualifier. We eventually squeezed into a small sports bar near Central Station. Result- 2 pints of Stella and Ireland 1 Scotland 1. Across the road

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Pheasant food

I’ve written before about the fabulous local produce of the North East of Scotland, particularly the Buchan area in Deveronvale is not McLaren Vale, and about the quaint, vertiginous fishing villages- Pennan, Gardenstown, Cullen, Portsoy, Macduff, the bountiful farmlands and rolling hills. Additionally this part of Scotland has plentiful marine life- seals, dolphins, many types

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