Volksfling, Scotland’s VW show

I’ve attended Volksfling three times in the last four years, a great opportunity to be part of Scotland’s biggest VW festival.  It’s a good day out, lots to see and a laid back… Continue reading

The Kelpies at Falkirk – ‘Destination Art’

The Kelpies are now a familiar sight beside the M9 at Falkirk.  These two 30 metre-high sculptures by Andy Scott sit at a new extension to the Forth and Clyde Canal where it… Continue reading

Glasgow’s Golden Games

It seems that the whole of the UK has been gripped by the excitement of the Commonwealth Games these past two weeks.  Having attended a number of the events I’ve really enjoyed being part… Continue reading

He came, he saw, he BOLTed !

Usain Bolt, the fastest man on earth, made his first appearance of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games last night.  The Jamaican 4 x 100m relay team cruised through to the finals and Bolt… Continue reading

14 for 2014 #8 – Watch the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

At the beginning of the year I set out 14 challenges I wanted to achieve during 2014.  This was a fairly obvious one given the focus of attention on Glasgow in hosting the… Continue reading

Shooting the breeze at St Andrews

Ever experienced land yachting ?  Alternatively called blo karting ?  I’d spotted it a year or two ago and I made a note of it as something I’d like to have a go at… Continue reading

14 for 2014 #7 – Do a bungee jump at Killiecrankie

I can highly recommend Killiecrankie as a convenient jumping off point if you happen to be travelling on the A9 between the Central Belt and Inverness.  It just so happens that Garry Bridge,… Continue reading

Glasgow Welcomes the World

  Come in, come in, it’s nice tae see ye How’s yersel ye’re looking grand Tak yer ease we’ll try to pleese ye Man ye’re welcome Here’s my hand. So with these words Glasgow… Continue reading

Happy Campers: Ewan and ‘Lydia’

A tent camper for many years, Ewan and family researched various camper van options before finally taking the plunge and buying a VW California in late 2010.  His Cali serves as his daily vehicle… Continue reading

The VW Transporter – 60 Years in 60 Seconds

Can you spare a minute ?  Need a crash course in the history of the VW camper van ?  You’ve come to the right place. And for the more dedicated VW enthusiasts among… Continue reading