Some aurora pix from Moffat and its surroundings.


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The pressure barrel was filled with about 35 pints from a 40 pint ferment, but here's what's left of the hoppy pale that I brewed a few weeks ago. It's a home brew called Golden Stag (bought in the Edinburgh brew store) which is an excellent 'summer ale' kit. A couple of hours of preparation (sterilisation and rinsing mainly) then add your warm wort and water mix, top up to 40 pints, add your yeast, seal up the tub with a lid and airlock, keep it at between 20 and 25 C and away you go. On day 5 add dry hops, seal it up again and…


Beer in a glass

Nicely clear after just 15 days from the get-go.

Latitude Festival

Sony NEX-6 and Minolta MD 28 f/2.8 - I can't remember how many times we've been to Latitude, we started going around 2008 or 2009, and this year's one was as good as any of them.

Inch by Inch (87 new items)

A swim-run ultra around the waters and islands of Loch Lomond


Sportive through Lanarkshire, The Borders and Dumfries & Galloway

Inch by Inch

A swim-run ultra around the waters and islands of Loch Lomond

Print shop

Greetings cards are £3 each and the 8 x 10 and 6 x 12 inch canvas prints are £19. Postage cost is £1 total, no matter how many items you buy. To order, email me

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Wee Music Cabin

Concert photos from Edinburgh