Scotland Tag

Smartphone Saturday: Lonely Chapel

01 Aug 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

No how-to tutorials or epic stories today. It is Smartphone Saturday. Just a simple, unedited photo from my smartphone. Ten minutes earlier we were running off the beach at St. Andrews to our van, in vain hopes of escaping a sudden Scottish downpour. We cranked the...

Smartphone Saturday: Arthur’s Seat

11 Jul 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

Nope. No lengthy stories for you today since today is another Smartphone Saturday. A photoblogger needs a bit of rest after all! That means I'll leave you with an unedited photo from my trusty smartphone. This vista comes to you from the top of Arthur's Seat...

Ferry Crossing to Iona

03 Jul 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places, Things

We Americans are used to notion of driving anywhere we want to go. We're accustomed to land, lots of land, stretching out over the contours of a gigantic continent. No wilderness will stop us from laying railroad track and pouring new highways to take us where we need to...

A Boy and His Dog at Arthur’s Seat

24 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

The bags under my eyes must have been filled with lead, but my spirits were high. It had been just 24 hours since my plane touched down at Edinburgh International Airport, and I was fighting the reality that my body wanted desperately to sleep. And yet the light of...

Ode to My Dad

20 Jun 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People

I typically take a rest from blogging on Sunday. But it's worth breaking with tradition when there's a special circumstance. And it being father's day here in the United States, there's someone special I've just got to tell you about. Let me introduce you to my dad. Phil...