Cambus O’May Suspension Bridge

Swimming in the Dee

The kids and I went to the Cambus O'May suspension bridge today. Ben is snowed under with work and couldn't join us unfortunately. The bridge reopened in April this year following major repair works after Storm Frank nearly washed it away back in 2015. It's a beautiful Edwardian suspension bridge built in 1905 across the… Continue reading Cambus O’May Suspension Bridge

Pottering around at Glenfinnan Viaduct

We visited the Glenfinnan Viaduct which is a concrete rail bridge built in the late 19th century. It's located at one end of Loch Shiel, in the west of Scotland, about 17 miles from Fort William. It's famous for being a film location in the Harry Potter movies: the Hogwarts Express traverses the Glenfinnan Viaduct… Continue reading Pottering around at Glenfinnan Viaduct

The Bridge House Stables

We're just back from a fantastic weekend away staying at the Bridge House Stables in Perthshire. It's an old bridge built in 1881 over the River Ardle and now let as two holiday homes. The interior has been tastefully renovated and in keeping with the age of the bridge. Straddling the river means you can… Continue reading The Bridge House Stables

Phones calls, traffic, the bridge and beards

Daniel, who is 7 years old, got his first phone call the other day. I answered the phone and heard a young boy politely introduce himself and then ask to speak to Daniel. Completely stunned, I handed the phone to Daniel who was just as surprised as I was and then I heard them discuss… Continue reading Phones calls, traffic, the bridge and beards