Scotland Stories Index

I’ve spent most of my adult life in Scotland, most recently whilst working on the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. I used my time to explore as much of this beautiful country as I could. Here are my stories…

Back in January I took a trip to beautiful Crieff, gateway to the Highlands:

I also visited stunning Loch Lomond for the first time:

I loved snowboarding in the Scottish Highlands:

Scottish slopes have a lot to offer

Scottish slopes have a lot to offer

I was also lucky enough to try out curling at Braehead:

Trying to get the technique right!

Trying to get the technique right!

My girlfriend and I took a road trip, starting with a drive up to Scotland’s stunning north coast:

Am Meallan Viewpoint

Am Meallan Viewpoint

This was followed by a drive through Scotland’s Wild West:

It was worth the hike to Sandwood Bay!

It was worth the hike to Sandwood Bay!

By now the Glasgow 2014 Venues were shaping up nicely:

Velodrome - Track Cycling

Velodrome – Track Cycling

Spring was blossoming in Glasgow:

View across to Glasgow University

View across to Glasgow University

International DJ Tiesto came to George Square:

The ticker tape finale was phenomenal

The ticker tape finale was phenomenal

I took a trip to the Trossachs and mighty Ben A’an:

Next up was a road trip in the summer from Loch Lomond to Loch Awe:

My next road trip was from Glasgow to Killin:

I then returned to my favourite city Edinburgh for the wonderful Fringe festival in August:

Edinburgh

Edinburgh during the Fringe

 

I wrote a picture book about my amazing time working at Glasgow 2014:

Glasgow 2014

Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony, Celtic Park

I squeezed in one last Scottish Road Trip – an epic from Glasgow to Mull, including the ‘Harry Potter’ train:

Glencoe

Glencoe

Finally, I compiled all my tips on how to Road Trip Scotland here:

The sea was a stunning turquoise

The sea was a stunning turquoise on the Isle of Mull

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