Spoiler Alert: This is another one of those irritating “New Year, New Me” type of posts. Well, yes it kind of is – it’s a ‘trying to be healthy’ post but there is a shit load of wine and a big fuck off pizza involved so it’s all good, right? I’m pushing 40 years old […]Read More Pizza Friday & Friday Wine Day
Welcome To 2018 For the past few New Years we’ve decided to give the partying a miss as we’ve done that so many times. Instead we have started welcoming the first sunset of the New Year slightly differently. In 2015 we climbed a mountain, in 2016 we went to sea and last year we travelled […]Read More 2018: A Wind Of Change
I’ve lived in Aberdeen for almost 20 years and it used to be a wonderful place – especially during the festive period. It’s slowly been getting worse year after year. With the closure of old shop favourites at a Christmas such as Woolworths and BHS amongst many others the city is full of empty units, […]Read More ABERDEEN: The City That Christmas Forgot
It’s Almost 2018! For the past three years we have chosen to skip the New Year’s Eve celebrations so that we have a clear head to do something a little bit different when welcoming in the New Year. To stick with traditions we will be working with the same formula to welcome in 2018 but […]Read More 2018: Where To Begin?
Christmas is a magical time of year but it can also be a really difficult time trying to choose gifts for some people. What do you buy the person who has everything?Read More KICK START YOUR CHRISTMAS GIFTS: Get Them At Amazon Launchpad
For me there are two things that will instantly bring back memories and almost transfer me back to a particular time in my life. The first is music and the second is smells…Read More Top 5 Fragrances For Men
I feel like I’ve not ‘written’ on my blog for a while. What do I mean by that? Well all my recent posts have been specifically focussed on a topic rather than me talking about me. So, let’s just freestyle and talk about me for a little while? Does that make me a narcissist? No! […]Read More The Boy Behind The Blog
Memory…lane? Have you ever reminisced your past using Google Street view? I have and I would absolutely recommend it… I was inspired by a post from Russell Ray Photos in which he went on a Google Street tour of houses he had previously lived in. What a fantastic idea and I’ve done exactly the same! Home […]Read More How Do You Visit The Past? You “Google Street View” It
Are You Good At What You Do? Whatever this “you do” is – your career, your hobby or whatever, if the answer is “no” then you need to ask yourself some more questions! “Can I get better? Do I want to get better?” If the answer to these questions is also a ‘no’ then ask yourself […]Read More Be Good At What You Do Or Question Just About Everything!
Everyone in the blogging world appears to worship a lady called the Bloggess and I had to find out what she was all about. I mean, is she more popular than Adele or what? So, I had a wee look at her blog and yeah it’s nice and all that and there’s some good s*** […]Read More Me, The Bloggess And Myers-Briggs
On the first day of 2015 we welcomed the New Year in from the highest hill in Aberdeenshire. On the first day of 2016 we welcomed the New Year in from the shore of Aberdeen beach. When it came to welcoming in 2017 we travelled back in time! How can you travel back in time, […]Read More SLAINS CASTLE: A Journey Back In Time
Fire at Glen o’Dee hospital A few months ago I visited an old abandoned hospital which looked like this… Breaking news overnight now showed it looking like this which… And today this… According to reports two 13 year old boys have now been arrested… Read the full story: Aberdeenshire Horror Story: Glen o’Dee Hospital, Banchory […]Read More UPDATE: Aberdeenshire Horror Story – Glen o’Dee Hospital, Banchory
“People will never understand one another unless language is reduced to seven words.” Khalil Gibran What would your seven words be? (1) “Hmmm” Some might say that this isn’t really a word but I originally had it with an extra “m” and the spell checker suggested hmmm, therefore it must be an actual word, right? I […]Read More These Words Are My Words
Road Trip When an opportunity of a road trip came up, travelling from Aberdeen to Tillicoultry, I had to try and capture the entire journey in time lapse format – there and back. I’d seen it done in movies so armed with my camcorder and some cellotape to attach it to the dashboard (who needs […]Read More Road Trip