Travel, Gardens, Food, Photography, Books, Shoes

Posts tagged ‘Scotland’

Fifty Shades of Grey In Scotland

Yesterday I posted a photo for the One Word Photo Challenge: Grey. I have soooooo many great pictures of GREY in Scotland I thought I would share some here and HERE. Enjoy!

The Grey of Edinburgh, Scotland

The Grey of Edinburgh, Scotland


More Grey in Edinburgh

Grey Houses and Castles


Grey High up on the Hill

Grey High up on the Hill


The Grey of Edinburgh, Scotland

The Grey of Edinburgh, Scotland


One Word Photo Challenge: Grey

I am so glad the color this week is GREY!  Have you ever been to Scotland?  They must LOVE Grey! Enjoy! We’re movin’ on to Edinburgh! Please look at this for more than 50 shades of grey!

Fifty Shades of Grey, Edinburgh, Scotland

Fifty Shades of Grey, Edinburgh, Scotland


Travel Theme: Glow


On the night of March 14th, 1314, Robert the Bruce, King of the Scots, captured Edinburgh Castle and destroyed all the buildings in the castle except a little chapel named after Saint Margaret of Scotland , (1045-1093) who fled to Scotland following the Norman conquest of England in 1066. On Robert’s deathbed in 1329, he issued orders for the chapel’s repair with money put aside for this purpose. The small irregular stone chapel of St Margaret measures ten feet by sixteen feet with walls two feet thick. There are five stained glass windows in the chapel by Douglas Strachan; St Margaret, St Andrew, St Columba, St Ninian, and William Wallace. William Wallace was a Scottish landowner and one of the main leaders of the Scottish Wars of Independence.  He defeated the English army at The Battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. In August 1305, he was captured near Glasgow and handed over to King Edward I, who had him hanged, drawn and quartered, and his tarred head put on a pike on London Bridge.  This is the William Wallace window in St Margaret’s Chapel in Edinburgh, Scotland. We are making our way to Scotland. Won’t you join me on the adventure? 


Window in St Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh, Scotland

Window in St Margaret’s Chapel, Edinburgh, Scotland

One Word Photo Challenge: Glitter/ Metallic

The Witchery Restaurant, Edinburgh, Scotland.  Won’t you join me in the visit to Scotland? Enjoy!

The Witchery, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Witchery, Edinburgh, Scotland

A Word a Week Challenge: Round

How can you go to England, Wales or Scotland and NOT see buildings in the round?  Making our way to Scotland starting at “A Cottage in the Cotswolds!” Enjoy!

St Andrew's Home

St Andrew’s Home, Edinburgh, Scotland

A Good Look at Conwy Wales

A Good Look at Conwy, Wales

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales

 Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales

Conwy Castle, Conwy, Wales

Me Exploring

exploring the world, my place, art de vivre and myself

One Foot Out the Door

Adventure at Home and Away

Notes from the U.K.

Exploring the spidery corners of a culture and the weird stuff that tourist brochures ignore.

Bespoke Traveler

Immersive Tales for the Curious Traveler


To See a World in a Grain of Sand...

Coffee Beans & Writer Dreams

A verse of stories, short and long.

National Parks USA

A tour of NPS units with T

Automatic Gardening & Real Gluten Free Food

My quest to garden year-round without adding new plants. My second quest is to find GF recipes.

My Garden ~ a Kiwi's take on life

Life is a lot like a garden

Kristah Price

A Creative Journey

Gardening at Le Petit Martinaud

gardening in the South West of France

Travel & More


How I see the beautiful city of Prague and surroundings.

Only 100 Words

a 100-word story every day


I live in Cape Town, South Africa and I write about my hobbies, gardening, knitting hiking, reading and anything else that inspires me

Jane's Mudgee Garden

Gardening in a harsh climate

Kelsey Schmitt

Travel & Lifestyle


my soul echoes to all winds

Living with Nature

"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring


Sense of place, purpose, rejuvenation and joy

Writing and Reflections

Musings by MK Vecchitto

%d bloggers like this: