franticsponge

Soaking up quality, knowledge & insight. I love many things: music, film, travel, food & drink and my home. Wherever I find quality, knowledge and insight I write about it here.

At the moment I am writing up my 1970’s LSE diaries, scanning old negatives and…

NEW… follow three of us on a grand motoring & photography tour of Skye and the far north of Scotland – from 19th March.

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…in my music/reading room…
..I love food, beer, wine, cider, coffee, pubs, cafes – you get the picture!
I love people & places, the night-time and big cities.

Latest posts

  • Day 16: First Day Home

    Day 16: First Day Home

    A series of dreams gave new meaning to the two weeks I have just spent in Scotland. I could finally be on the verge of writing my first novel…

  • Day 15: The End of the Journey

    Day 15: The End of the Journey

    Over 9 hours on the road and 475 miles covered. The end of a journey for me and my travelling companions. No photos today but here is a shot of the fabulous B&B we stayed in on the Isle of Skye.

  • Day 14: Kilmacolm, Port Glasgow & Cardross

    Day 14: Kilmacolm, Port Glasgow & Cardross

    A personal odyssey for myself and one of my travelling companions as I visit my first school and Tim visits the village where he grew up.

  • Day 13: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

    Day 13: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

    Our 13th day in Scotland was relatively short and relaxing, taking in Aberfoyle and a number of lochs in The Trossachs, an area I feel I know fairly well after a number of visits in recent years.

  • Day 12: Skye to Loch Lomond

    Day 12: Skye to Loch Lomond

    Not a long drive in terms of miles but a long drive in terms of scenery and road conditions. Extremely enjoyable.

  • Day 11: Skye West

    Day 11: Skye West

    A great day planned, culminating in the Fairy Pools, with waterfalls, deserted beaches and a distillery along the way…

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