Tag Archives: Ardnamurchan

Back from Sanna

We got back from Ardnamurchan late yesterday night. It took us twelve hours going the long way home via the north side of the peninsula towards the Sound of Arasaig and stopping every half hour to take in the stunning Lochaber … Continue reading

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Returning to Ardnamurchan

Ardnamurchan is the most westerly point on the British mainland prides itself according to the local tourist association on being a best kept secret. We are heading back there for the third time in two years. I wonder what the special attraction is for … Continue reading

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Original and good

I always remember a favourite quote by Samuel Johnston, the eighteenth century  critic and early travel writer (Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with James Boswell) . Commenting on a manuscript sent to him by an aspiring author he … Continue reading

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Make your own antique print

Whilst visiting an antique shop in Rait , Perthshire, we became enchanted by a small black and white photographic print.  It was of the Skye Cuillin and had the look of an early 20th century photograph.  The Cuillin mountains looked black … Continue reading

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The iconic remote red phone box

Is the remote red public phone box a new iconic image of a whole period of history. They are mostly redundant yet still hold a function in providing a service we never use but would hate to lose. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Who has heard of Ardnamurchan

Who has heard of Ardnamurchan? People that live there and its tourism trade believe you probably haven’t. They make a virtue of its quiet almost secret qualities and a best kept secret at that. Ardnamurchan Point, with its lighthouse, is … Continue reading

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