It was in our Dennistoun tenement, late one night in 1964, that I became aware of the reality of the First World War. In our wee multi-purpose kitchen with its coal fire, gas cooker, clothes pulley and two armchairs there was a big black and white telly, with a small screen. I was propped upContinue reading “Sea War Museum”
Motorbike ride across Nothern Sjaelland to find the burial site of Scottish nobleman James Hepburn (1534-78), the ally and later husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. Both Bothwell and the Queen were held as long-term captives before their deaths.
The rural cycle path between the Danish towns of Fredensborg and Humlebaek passes through the small village of Soeholm. What many non-Danes don’t realise is that advanced cycling infrastructure in Denmark is not just an urban phenomenon, there are cycle ‘highways’ between many rural towns. Cutting across the countryside as it does, the double-lane pathContinue reading “The Patriot”