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Lots of stuff on politics, food, photography, technology, movies, music and other things of interest (but not necessarily in that order). All of them viewed from a vantage point in the Highlands of Scotland.

David Niven - Happy 100th

Received David Niven's autobiography, "The Moon's A Balloon", in the post today and then realised it is the 100th anniversary of his birth.

2010-03-01 00:00 | Read more

Country living

Battling against the elements sometimes makes you appreciate the simple things in life - like running water.

2010-02-24 00:00 | Read more

Visiting the relatives

An encounter with some Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata) reminds me that we humans are not all that different.

2010-02-15 00:00 | Read more

Global warming, oh, the irony!

Climategate, Copenhagen and the Big Freeze

2010-01-09 00:00 | Read more