The Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast

Mattia Bicchi smashes it out of the park again with this wonderful time-lapse video of the Jurassic Coast in the south of England.

21st March 2018 | Read more »

The dream job

It was inevitable, I suppose, that I would, one day, have to start applying my experience to the Day Job instead of just my hours. Instead of just being the go-to-guy for programming, I’d have to take over a more responsible role and help other people to learn the craft…

15th March 2018 | Read more »

Christmas with an iPhone

We spent the Christmas and New Year period travelling to Scotland and back by road again.

6th January 2018 | Read more »

Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald, December 2017

The best time to visit the mountain villages near our home is between the tourist seasons, when many hotels are closed and the valleys, cable cars and mountain cableways are much quieter. We drove up to Grindelwald shortly before Christmas, to visit the mountain restaurant at Schreckfeld, where deep…

6th January 2018 | Read more »

Loch an Eilein

Jo took me to visit Loch an Eilein, in the Rothiemurchus estate, during one of my first trips to Scotland way back in 2005. I love pine forests and, in particular, Scots pines, so I was in my element there. The walk around the loch is an easy one, ranging…

26th December 2017 | Read more »

Hiking Ben Wyvis in Scotland

Review of 2017

2017 has been quite a year. I’ve had considerably less time to take photos as a result of joining cubetech in May, but we’ve still managed to pack in lots of trips. From Scotland last winter, to hiking in Scotland, England and Switzerland, two trips to the Lake District,…

23rd December 2017 | Read more »

A cold, cold afternoon

It had been a beautifully sunny start to the day, but by the time we’d driven up to Grindelwald, the clouds had taken over and the temperature had plummeted. We had to use a plastic loyalty card to scrape the ice from the inside of the cable car…

19th December 2017 | Read more »

Under an Arctic Sky

Under an Arctic Sky

Before “Under An Arctic Sky” was even an idea or a film it was a love affair with surfing in cold water.

18th December 2017 | Read more »

Learning about life

3rd November 2017 | Read more »

“Almost made it”

29th October 2017 | Read more »

Wastwater, Cumbria

27th October 2017 | Read more »

The flying rubbish truck

The flying rubbish truck

The rubbish collection service at Bettmeralp – a car-free village in the mountains of upper canton Valais – must be unique in the world. In the absence of any road connection to the village, a 7.5-tonne lorry is carried up and down the mountain by cable-car.

22nd October 2017 | Read more »

Aescher-Wildkirchli

The small «Berggasthaus» beneath the cliffs in canton Appenzell is one of the most famous destinations in Switzerland.

9th October 2017 | Read more »

Duke Of Sutherland Monument, Golspie

George Leveson-Gower, a British Member of Parliament, married Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland, in 1785. The land they subsequently controlled was amongst the largest estates in Europe. A statue to his memory was erected in 1830 on the summit Beinn a’ Bhragaidh, standing 30 metres tall and overlooking the estate,…

22nd September 2017 | Read more »

Commando Memorial, Spean Bridge

The Commando Memorial stands above Spean Bridge in the Scottish Highlands, with a commanding view across the former Commando Training Depot to the Nevis range of mountains. The memorial stands for the British Commando units who trained here in the Second World War, and was unveiled by the Queen Mother…

21st September 2017 | Read more »

The Rottenrow

Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital, or to many Glaswegians “The Rottenrow”, was founded in 1834 and demolished in 2001. The Victorian building had fallen into disrepair by the time of its demolition and was deemed inadequate for modern requirements. A replacement for The Rottenrow was built at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and…

20th September 2017 | Read more »

Hiking Ben Wyvis in Scotland

Ben Wyvis

Hiking our first Scottish “Munro”: Ben Wyvis in the district of Ross & Cromarty.

20th September 2017 | Read more »