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Matrix Fitness and Pearl Izumi Tour Series Cycle Races - Motherwell 17.05.2016

On Tuesday 17th May, the Matrix Fitness and Pearl Izumi Tour Series Cycle Races were held in Motherwell town centre. This was the second year the town had held these events. 307 more words

General

Cycle Ride to Craignethan Castle

The weather has been a touch warmer than of late and much more pleasant for cycling. One of my favourite rides is to Craignethan Castle near Crossford in Lanarkshire. 759 more words

General

The Annual Scottish Awayday: Hamilton Academical 0-1 Inverness CT

With the possibility of Albion being in the play-offs leaving me in limbo date-wise, this season’s Scottish jaunt was a hastily arranged affair. But displaying the same determination Phil Mitchell does when prowling for a bottle of voddy, I ensured this season’s Scottish Awayday was finally arranged! 1,975 more words

Football

Bluebells

When I was golfing last weekend I noticed some bluebells growing in the woodland adjacent to the course. As it was not very considerate to start taking photographs during a round of golf, I decided to go back at a later time to capture these lovely woodland flowers. 272 more words

Scotland

A Secret Letter of the Spy Daniel Defoe in 1706 #History #Scotland

As the Union Crisis mounted in Scotland, the English spy Daniel Defoe reported rumours that the Covenanters of the South and West were about to rise to raise Parliament and stop the Union. 549 more words

History

Covenanters Against the Union: Act against all Musters and Rendezvouses of 1706 #History #Scotland

On 30 November, 1706, most of the members of the Scottish Parliament voted to strike down a law under which armed, Protestant Scots could legally muster for the defence of their Kingdom. 466 more words

History

An early rise

On Saturday I managed my first trip out alone with the camera in quite some time. I was aiming to catch the sunrise however I slept in a little and almost missed it. 251 more words

Photography