Archive for December, 2014


It’s probably not everyone who’s on the search for publications produced by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office for the Ministry of Transport (Scottish Development Department) on ‘Informatory Signs for use on all-purpose Roads’, which to be honest is just as well, as otherwise I wouldn’t have picked up a copy for next to nothing last week […]


I always have good intentions to put pen to paper (as it were) upon returning from our travels, however life tends to place greater importance on completing more mundane, but arguably more important, activities. So it’s been a few weeks now since Mrs Weir and I travelled North in search of a week of indolence whilst nestled in […]


A year ago today I posted the text below along with a couple of pictures of Dunstanburgh Castle (including the one above). The view of the castle across Embleton Bay is one which I’ve had the chance to enjoy many times over the years, and as panoramas go I think it’s one that’s going to be […]