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I’m a slow travel writer based in and inspired by Scotland.

From my home between the sea and the countryside, I share words and pictures about slower travel and switching off.

I’m particularly interested in how social media is changing the way we experience places, and the importance of nature in modern life.

My writing has been featured in publications like Hidden Scotland, The Scots Magazine and Good Housekeeping.

Daffodils behind a wall, with a view to hills on the horizon

A reunion from the ruins

As the travel restrictions ease in Scotland, families can reunite. But returning to my childhood village brings both new discoveries and a reminder of what has been lost.

What the term ‘slow travel’ means to me

I was asked at the start of the year to give a definition of slow travel to accompany an article. My definition is for a world where our phones are forever in our pockets.

Looking over to Goatfell from Brodick, Arran

24 hours on the Isle of Arran

A watercolour white haze sat on the horizon, with cyclists and cars streaming towards the harbour in anticipation of good weather. This trip was sponsored by West Coast Waters.

Off the beaten track in Kintyre and Cowal

There’s a reason why this remote Scottish peninsula was an ideal hideaway for former Beatle Paul McCartney. This trip was sponsored by West Coast Waters.

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