Posts about remote

  • Croick Estate, Scotland

    A winter drive along a ten-mile single-track road in northern Scotland led to a remote church and a still, wet, beautiful landscape.

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  • Garvault Hotel, Kinbrace

    If you drive up to the far north west of Scotland from Inverness, you’ll probably pass the Garvault Hotel: touted as the most remote hotel in mainland Britain.

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  • John o’Groats

    The small but widely scattered collection of buildings at John o’Groats has one claim to fame: it’s at the northern end of the longest distance between two inhabited places on mainland Britain. There’s not much there: a few houses, some new holiday homes, a couple of shops, a hotel and car park, and a shed next […]

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  • The cold north west

    I’m back from an extended break over Christmas and the New Year, which I spent with family in Scotland. My photographic goal was to get out and capture the landscape no matter what the weather threw at me, and I’m quite pleased with the shots I achieved in the “dreich” (grey, wet and overcast) weather. […]

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  • iPhone and AirTunes

    How I’ve hooked up my iPhone, laptop and stereo system to have a 50Gb wireless audio system at home.

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